Travelling by Bus
Want to join the Little Girl Giant and travel by bus? The GIANT Family ticket gives you a day’s unlimited travel on Arriva buses throughout Merseyside for up to 5 people (must include 1 or 2 adults, but no more) for just £10* during the Giant Spectacular event. Perfect for hopping into Liverpool for a spectacular day out – just buy from your driver.
*Buy the GIANT Family ticket when you board. A maximum of 5 people allowed to travel, up to 2 of whom may be adults. Children must be under the age of 16, proof of age may be requested. Available between 23 and the 27 July 2014 in the Merseyside area only. For more ticket and service information, visit arrivabus.co.uk
Giants by #citybike
Get around Liverpool to see the giants by citybike, Liverpool’s new cycle hire scheme. With locations across the city, including key ‘giant-spotting’ areas of Lime Street, the Waterfront and around the Georgian Quarter, citybike costs from just £3 for a day membership, including two hours cycling time. Top up for £1 per hour. Visit www.citybikeliverpool.co.uk or call 0151 374 2034 to register or find out more and follow on Twitter @citybikelpl
Travelling by Train
Arrive by train with Northern, with fast and frequent services into Liverpool. Direct Northern services run from Wigan, Warrington, Manchester, Preston and many other local stations. Buy your train ticket from any staffed station or online at northernrail.org. Tickets can be purchased from conductors on trains when starting your journey from unstaffed stations or when the ticket office is closed. Alternatively, why not try the free Northern App - free to downlaod from the Apple store or Google Play it can help you to:
- view real time running information for all train services in Great Britain.
- plan any train journey in Great Britain
- buy tickets for any train journey in Great Britain.
When you book with the app there are no booking fees, no credit card fees and no delivery fees and you can collect your tickets from over 1,000 stations and they're ready to collect within 15 minutes.
Alternatively for train times visit northernrail.org or call National Rail Enquiries on 08457 48 49 50.
Travel by Coach
As official coach partner of Memories of August 1914, National Express are proud to support this special commemorative event. With their modern, comfortable coaches complete with air conditioning, reclining leather seats and power sockets on most vehicles, you'll arrive to see the Giants ready to absorb the occasion. Coaches depart from hundreds of towns, cities and airports around the UK, and arrive into Liverpool Coach Station, just minutes from St George's Hall. Great value fares are available on travel to and from Liverpool, and you're always guaranteed a seat. Book your ticket online using the journey planner and enjoy your visit!
There will be a lot of road closures to facilitate the event and so we do advise that you use public transport where possible. A full list of road closures can be found alongside the maps page on this website. You can call Traveline Merseyside on 0151 236 7676 to find out how to get to Memories of August 1914 route by public transport (open 8.00am - 8.00pm, 7 days-a-week) or download a special Memories of August 1914 public transport leaflet from Merseytravel.gov.uk.
There will be a shuttle bus service between Princes Parade and Clarence Dock running between 4.00pm and 6.00pm and returning between 7.30pm and 9.00pm on Saturday 26th July at a cost of £1 per journey per adult or 50p per child. Follow Merseytravel on Twitter for the latest news and updates @Merseytravel