The P&O Ferries Liverpool port is in Bootle, approximately 4.5 miles from the centre of Liverpool.
Gladstone Branch Dock No 3
GETTING TO LIVERPOOL
You can get to Liverpool Freeport ferry terminal easily by road, rail or bus. The P&O Ferries Liverpool port is in Bootle, approximately 4.5 miles from the centre of Liverpool.
Below you’ll find all the information you need to get there on your departure day.
Make sure you leave in plenty of time. Check-in closes one hour before departure.
From the M6, take the M57 (if coming from the south) or M58 (if coming from the north), then follow the signs for ‘A5036 & All Docks’. Stay on the A5036, take the 4th exit at the first roundabout, then take the Liverpool Freeport exit at the next roundabout (Seaforth). If coming from the city centre, follow the coastal A565 road towards Southport until you reach the Liverpool Freeport entrance at the Seaforth roundabout.
Bus services for Liverpool Freeport depart from stops around the city centre between Monday and Friday. National Express coaches depart from Norton Street in the city centre to the rest of the UK.
The nearest station to the port is Bootle New Strand, 1.8 miles from the port. At Bootle there are regular connecting trains to Liverpool Lime Street, which has services to all over the north of England.
Taxi ranks can be found all around Liverpool city centre including Liverpool Lime Street. If you require a taxi from the ferry port, we recommend you pre-book as there is no taxi rank at the port.
- The terminal can get busy at peak times so please arrive in plenty of time for your ferry.
- It’s important we get everyone on board quickly so all ferries can depart on schedule.