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Travel Directions

Below you will find information on how to reach the Cathedral on foot, by bus, by train and by car.

On Foot
From the city centre the Cathedral is about a 10 minute walk. There are signs throughout the city centre directing visitors to the two cathedrals. Head for the Adelphi Hotel and then walk up Mount Pleasant which runs from the right of the hotel as you face it, and is the right hand of the fork, keeping to the right of the multi-storey car park.

By Bus
The City Sightseeing Bus Tour or City Explorer Bus Tour visit and stop at the Metropolitan Cathedral, where visitors can hop-on and hop-off the tour and rejoin it later.

From Hanover Street in the City Centre, take buses 14, 82E or 86C. From Queen Square Bus Station, take buses 79 or 61.

For comprehensive travel information click here or call Traveline on 0870 608 2608.

By Train
Mainline trains terminate at Lime Street Station. The Cathedral is about a 10 minute walk from the station. On leaving the station, turn left on to Lime Street and then left again up Skelhorne Street. This joins Copperas Hill. At the traffic lights turn right on to Russell Street. Turn left at the traffic lights on to Brownlow Hill. The Cathedral is clearly visible from there.

Merseyrail information can be found at their website. Central Station is the nearest Merseyrail station to the Cathedral. On exiting the station via the main entrance, turn right and walk up the hill. The Adelphi Hotel is obvious across the road. Take the right hand fork to the right of the hotel – Mount Pleasant – and walk up the hill to the Cathedral which is on the left at the second set of traffic lights.

By Car
If using satnav, please input L3 5TQ , or Mount Pleasant. Alternatively follow the brown tourist signs for the Cathedrals or Liverpool University.

From the M62 follow brown tourist signs to Cathedrals. From the M53 take the Wallasey Tunnel, or from the Wirral take the Birkenhead Tunnel, and follow brown tourist signs to Cathedrals. Toll fees will apply for vehicles using tunnels.

The Cathedral has an underground car park which is open to all visitors from 7.30am-6pm daily. There are also spaces for disabled drivers which are clearly marked.
Parking charges are £1.50 for 1 hour; £3.00 for 3 hours; £6.00 all day to 6pm.
The height restriction for the Cathedral Car Park is 7 foot 6 inches.

Additionally, The University of Liverpool operates a car park which is also located on Mount Pleasant, opposite the entrance to the Cathedral Car Park. Details of tariffs can be found here.

Coaches and Minibuses
If using satnav, type in L3 5TQ, or Mount Pleasant. Minibuses can be parked short term at the Cathedral by prior arrangement. Please email Visit Liverpool also offer a coach welcome scheme. Details can be found here.

In addition to the information above, the Merseytravel Journey Planner is a great resource if you are commuting around the city.