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The Albert Dock is just a couple of minutes walk from Liverpool city centre, through the impressive Liverpool One shopping centre and picturesque Chavasse Park. We're easily accessible on foot, by public transport, and also by car -whether you're coming from within the area or further afield.
The walkway between the Pier Head and Albert Dock is now open allowing full access to the new Museum of Liverpool and the Cruise Terminal.
The Albert Dock is a twenty-minute walk from Liverpool Lime Street train station and can be accessed through Liverpool One or through the Paradise Street bus station (Canning Place) via Hanover Street. It's also less than ten minutes' walk from the city centre, including Liverpool One and the Ropewalks district. All pedestrian routes are well signposted.
The bus service C4 stops at the Albert Dock, or you can walk the short distance to the Albert Dock to the Paradise Street bus station for other services -it's just across the road. If you need more information about bus and local rail services, contact Merseytravel online at www.merseytravel.gov.uk, or by phoning +44 (0) 871 200 2233.
From Birkenhead and the M62 Motorway, follow the brown tourist signs to the Albert Dock. From the M53 Motorway, head northbound from Ellesmere Port/Birkenhead, through the Wallasey (Kingsway) Tunnel into Liverpool. Merge onto Scotland Road and turn right at the traffic lights. From there, follow the brown tourist signs to the Albert Dock. If you're arriving via the A41 and Birkenhead, follow the A41 until you see directions to the Queensway Tunnel, which will take you into Liverpool.
If you're using sat nav, try the postcode L3 4AA, or use the following co-ordinates:
National trains arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station, which is a twenty minute walk to the Albert Dock. If you don't fancy the walk, you can transfer to Merseyrail at Lime Street, which will take you to James Street Station, a five minute walk from Albert Dock.
For train times, why not visit the Transpennine Express website.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is one of the fastest growing regional airports in the UK, with a variety of European and transatlantic routes. The airport is a twenty minute taxi ride away from the Dock. You'll find more details about the airport, services and routes at www.liverpooljohnlennonairport.com.
No trip to Liverpool would be complete without a ferry across the Mersey. Feel the breeze in your hair aboard the world's oldest passenger ferry service as you pass our World Heritage Waterfront at Liverpool, visit the numerous attractions on offer on the Wirral too. More information is available at www.merseyferries.co.uk.
Parking for the Albert Dock is provided by the Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool, and the Albert Dock multi-storey car park, making the dock a handy location for a family day out or short break. Parking facilities are open 24 hours a day. There is also parking (QPark)at Liverpool One (the entrance is on the Strand) and John Lewis (Liver Street), plus limited parking at the Albert Dock itself. Coaches can drop off at Albert Dock gate and Gower Street bus stop. You can download a map of coach parking facilities across Liverpool using the link below.
More information about Liverpool and Merseyside can be found at www.visitliverpool.com, including up to date listings of all events and attractions in the region.
You can find a Visitor Centre at Anchor Courtyard, close to the Yellow Duck Marine booking offices, where you can pick up a map and find out more information about our range of attractions. The Visitor Centre deals with all visitor enquiries and offers a good selection of merchandise, plus a ticket-booking service. If you would like to speak to them before your visit, give them a call on +44 (0) 151 707 0729.
Albert Dock Information for Coach Drivers (4 KB)
Download a copy of our instructions for coach drivers in this PDF document.
Coach Parking in Liverpool (4 KB)
Details of coach pick-up and drop-off points, as well as coach parking across the city.