Plan Your Visit

Here's all you need to know about Getting here, Getting around and Planning your Stay!

Have you thought about how you’re getting to the Liverpool Bordeaux Wine Festival & The River Festival? Why not make a weekend of it and experience all of what this vibrant city has to offer!

Here’s all the useful information a visitor to Liverpool needs for getting here, getting around, and all your accommodation requirements with

  • Train

    Thought about how you’re getting to the Bordeaux Wine Festival? Pier Head is a short walk from Moorfields & James Street train stations, where regular Merseyrail services run throughout the day.

    Why not check out Merseyrail’s Journey Planner, to plan your day out and find the best value rail ticket. Return travel starts from £2.10, or a family of five can enjoy a Family Ticket for just £11!

  • Bus

    Liverpool is a very well connected network, thanks to Merseytravel, with regular Arriva services running throughout the day. There are many routes around the city which can take you to the heart of the celebrations.

    Call 0151 330 1000 or go to for all the information you need, including where to catch your bus and the times.

  • Air

    Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport is the closest airport to the city, and offers a wide range of international connections – see their site for full details.When you arrive in Liverpool why not take the bus? The handy 86A bus service from the airport towards Liverpool can drop you off at in the city centre.

  • Bike

    Cycling is permitted around the city with dedicated cycle parking available. Cycle parking and routes are available to view on the Liverpool cycle map.

    The city also benefits from a CityBike cycle hire scheme – find out more on Liverpool’s citybike cycle hire scheme here.

  • Taxi

    • UBER also operates in Liverpool.
  • Coach

    • National Express coach station is conveniently located in the heart of Liverpool City Centre
    • If you would like further information on booking a National Express coach please visit the National Express website.
  • Accommodation

    Trust us, here in Liverpool, getting rest after a well-spent day will never be a problem. Whether you want to stay at the party on Mathew Street or in the bustle of Liverpool ONE, or perhaps you just love the history of the Albert Dock that much that you want to stay there for the WHOLE time? You can. We’ve got rooms that are literally AT the M&S Bank Arena, so once you’ve watched a world-class production you can fall into bed at the Pullman, no problem.

    Go to to find all of your accommodation requirements.