Mersey Ferries

Pier Head Ferry Terminal
Georges Parade
Pier Head
L3 1DP

Tel: +44 (0)151 330 1003

The Mersey Ferries brightly coloured Dazzle Ferry sailing on the Mersey River on a blue sky day. The iconic Liverpool skyline is behind the ferry.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult (Single)£2.80 per person per day
Adult (Return)£3.70 per person per day
Child 5-15 (Return)£1.85 per person per day
Child 5-15 (Single)£1.40 per person per day

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Commuter & Cross-River Service

Cross-river Services will set sail from 10am-4pm Monday to Friday and 10am-5pm Saturday and Sunday - until sunday 16 May. 

Cross-river Services will depart Pier Head, Liverpool on the hour and Woodside, Wirral at half past the hour.

Weekday Commuter Services will continue to operate between 07:20am – 09:50am and 5pm - 6:50pm.

River Explorer Cruise

Adult (16+) - £11.00

Child (5-15) - £7.00

Concession (Over 60s and NUS card holders) - £9.50

Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) - £30.00

Mersey Ferries are pleased to announce that they are planning for the return of River Explorer Cruises from 10am on Monday 17 May. Tickets are now on sale. Mersey Ferries have introduced timed tickets, so you’ll need to book online before you set sail. For more information please visit their website here.

See the best views of the Liverpool Waterfront on the world famous Mersey Ferry with our 50-minute River Explorer Cruise. Guided by expert commentary throughout the cruise you can sit back, relax and take in the captivating views of the UNESCO World Heritage waterfront. 

Mersey Ferries have a selection of cruises throughout the year to enjoy including Manchester Ship Canal Cruises, Summer Evening Cruises and themed music cruises, for more information visit

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Recent Reviews:

  • 293neilk
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Great way to view the city .
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 14th December 2020
    The River Mersey is the river that historically and economically defined our city and the architecture that makes the Liverpool waterfront one of the most beautiful and recognisable and a UNESCO... Read full review
  • LiveLaughLoveWine
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    A Great ride
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 2nd April 2021
    The Mersey travels what can I say it’s amazing!! I was absolutely blown away by how good the service was on one occasion I went with my best friends Wendy Janet and Susan and we all loved it the site... Read full review
  • 293neilk
    Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Nice to see again.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th April 2021
    With tentative steps being taken with the lifting of pandemic restrictions with pubs being allowed to reopen on the 12th of April with outside service only my twin brother Stephen and I decided to... Read full review

Opening Times

Season (1 January 2021 - 31 December 2021)

* Times (cruises depart on the hour from the Pier Head)
For sailing times and more information please visit

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