Concerts and major events at Anfield

Getting to Anfield

We have worked together with Merseytravel and local transport operators to help make concert travel more convenient for you, public transport is the easiest and most efficient way to reach the stadium.

Whether you live locally or are travelling from outside the Liverpool City Region, we recommend that you plan your route in advance. 

 

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BY BUS AND CONCERT BUS

Travelling by bus is fast, frequent, and convenient with 'express' services that will get you to and from Anfield and Liverpool City Centre in around 15 minutes.

The 917 express shuttle bus service operates from Commutation Row in the City Centre from 3.30pm each show day. Prices from £2.30 for single journey, £4.60 for a return journey or £12 return ticket for groups of four are available. U19’s can travel for just £1.20. You can find out more by clicking here.

Other services are available...

From Liverpool City Centre, take the 26 from Liverpool ONE bus station, 17 from Queen Square Bus Station or the 917 from Commutation Row, directly to the ground. The 68/168, which operates between Bootle and Aigburth, and the 14 and 19 (from Queen Square) stop a short walk away from the ground.

The Concert Bus will run from Sandhills Station, on the Merseyrail Northern Line, to Anfield for all concerts at Anfield. The Concert Bus will run from 4:30pm on show day. You can find out more by clicking here.

If you need help finding the 917 or advice on linking to other transport services, we'll have a dedicated fan support team based in Lime Street Station and Communication Row 30 minutes before first scheduled departure of the 917 service (3.30pm) and gates opening.

Download the Merseytravel Journey planner for free or see the bus timetables here.

 

BY TRAIN

If you're travelling from outside the Liverpool area...

Lime Street Railway Station is Liverpool's mainline station for regional and national journeys. It is two miles from Anfield.

From 12:30pm each show day, we'll have a dedicated fan support team based in Lime Street Station to help direct you to the most convenient transport services, including buses that will take you directly to the ground.

Taxis are also available from Lime Street.

TransPennine Express has direct services into Lime Street from Scarborough and Newcastle calling at stations from across the north of England including Manchester, York, Leeds, Dewsbury, Huddersfield, Durham, Darlington, Warrington Central and Liverpool South Parkway. Other services are also available. You can plan your journey here.

 

If you're travelling within the Liverpool area...

Merseyrail operates regular services across 67 stations throughout Merseyside. Passengers can get regular services into Liverpool from Ellesmere Port, Chester, West Kirby and New Brighton on the Wirral Line and Southport, Ormskirk, Kirkby and Hunts Cross on the Northern Line. Take advantage of park and ride. Several Merseyrail stations have car parks. You can find them here.

Passengers travelling to concerts can use either the Concert Bus from Sandhills station for just £1.60 for adults and 80p for kids or enjoy a short walk or cycle from Kirkdale station. Merseyrail trains run between Sandhills and Moorfields/Liverpool Central every 4 – 7 minutes throughout the day, so it’s easy to catch your connecting train.

Passengers living in South Liverpool can get the Southport to Hunts Cross service which calls at Brunswick, St Michael's, Aigburth, Cressington, Liverpool South parkway and Hunts Cross. Those using Soccerbus can get a Southport/Hunts Cross train to and from Sandhills. Passengers travelling to or from Kirkdale will need to change at Moorfields. Services run on this line every 15 minutes throughout the day and evening Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays.

Many mainline rail services call at Liverpool South Parkway. If you get off here, you can connect on to Merseyrail's Northern Line which will take you to Sandhills station. From here you can either pick up the Concert Bus to Anfield (you can find out more here) or walk to the stadium in less than 30 minutes. Walking routes are signposted.


BY TAXI

Taxis from the city centre to Anfield usually cost between £7-£9. To view the available taxi pick-up points please refer to the map above.

Taxi One will operate a taxibus service from Commutation Row, Liverpool city centre direct to Anfield. A frequent service operates from 4.30pm and the taxibus will also be available to provide return travel once the concert has ended.


BY BIKE

The Cycle Hub is a FREE service that allows ticketholders to park their bike safely and securely with an attendant. The Cycle Hub is situated in Stanley Park Car Park, a few minutes’ walk from the Anfield Road end of the Stadium. Simply ride to the Cycle Hub, where staff will register and secure your bike. You will be given a receipt which must be presented on collection. Cycle Hub can provide locks, but you can use your own if you wish.

Why not combine the train and cycling? Merseyrail allows cycles. Get the train to nearby Sandhills and Kirkdale Stations and take advantage of the Cycle Hub in Stanley Park Car Park.


ON FOOT

Both Sandhills and Kirkdale stations on Merseyrail's Northern line are less than a 30-minute walk from Anfield. We advise fans to stick to the recommended walking routes these are clearly signposted and are popular ways to reach the stadium. See below for the recommended walking route to and from the City Centre.

Anfield Walking Route Map image


BY CAR

Ticket holders are advised that there is no car parking available at the stadium – if travelling by car please use city centre car parks. An express shuttle bus service (the 917) is available from Commutation Row to the Stadium and will operate 30 minutes before stadium gates open.

There is limited disabled car parking Stanley Car Park, which is now sold out. There are disabled drop off and pick up areas on  Gilman Street and at the top of Stanley Car Park which are available to use on presentation of a blue badge.

Road closures will be in operation at the event – Walton Breck Road will be closed from 12pm – 12am (midnight). Anfield Road is a no through road due to LFC’s Anfield Road stadium expansion.

Please be aware that Anfield Stadium is located in a residential area with a residents parking scheme in operation. We strongly advise you DO NOT park on residential streets as parking enforcement will be in operation during concerts and major events. Any illegally parked cars will incur a fine.


BY COACH

If you are planning on traveling to Anfield by coach, parking is available on Priory Road.


MERSEYTRAVEL JOURNEY PLANNER

Anfield is easily accessible via public transport routes. Use the handy online Journey Planner to establish the best route. Useful map and timetable information is provided, and journeys can be planned for now or future use.

The Journey Planner is also available to download for free from App Store for iPhone users or Google Play for those with Android phones, so you can keep informed on the go.

If you would prefer to talk to someone about your journey, please call the Merseytravel team on 0151 236 7676. Expert staff are available from 7am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 8am – 8pm on Saturday, Sunday, and Bank Holidays.


STAYING IN LIVERPOOL

The City Region has an impressively broad range of accommodation, from award-winning guest houses to upmarket boutique hotels. For more information click here.

Please be aware there is STRICTLY NO CAMPING permitted at the stadium or in the immediate vicinity, it is in contravention of the local by-laws in the neighbouring Stanley Park and local enforcement officers will be operating in the area.