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Welcome to City Explorer

City Explorer brings the best of Liverpool to you at an unbeatable price. Visit 14 iconic stops and learn about the city's culture and history with a live guide on every bus. There really is no better way to discover the city.

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Mersey Ferries Evening Cruises

If you are looking for a perfect night out in Liverpool why not join Mersey Ferries for a Summer Evening Cruise on the River Mersey.

Their is a Half Marathon in the City on Sunday 25th March – please note their may be a delay in services

The Best Way To
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Open Top Bus Tour Stops

Our Tour Stops At The Best Destinations In Liverpool

  • 1

    Albert Dock

    Gower Street

    Stops on and 30 minutes past the hour.

  • 2

    Pier Head

    Canada Boulevard (ferries)

    Stops 5 and 35 minutes past the hour.

  • 3

    Liverpool One

    Lord Street

    Stops 10 and 40 minutes past the hour.

  • 4

    The Cavern Quarter

    Victoria Street (Mathew St)

    Stops 15 and 45 minutes past the hour.

  • 5

    Museums, Gallery & Library

    William Brown Street

    Stops 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

  • 6

    Queen Square Bus Station

    Stand 2

    Stops 25 and 55 minutes past the hour.

  • 7

    Adelphi Hotel

    Brownlow Hill

    Stops on and 30 minutes past the hour.

  • 8

    Metropolitan Cathedral

    Mount Pleasant (Catholic Cathedral)

    Stops 5 and 35 minutes past the hour.

  • 9

    Philharmonic Pub

    Hope Street

    Stops 8 and 38 minutes past the hour.

  • 10

    Liverpool Cathedral

    Upper Duke Street

    Stops 13 and 43 minutes past the hour.

  • 11

    St Luke's - Bombed Out Church

    Berry Street

    Stops 18 and 48 minutes past the hour.

  • 12

    Chinese Arch

    Great George Street

    Stops 20 and 50 minutes past the hour.

  • 13

    Echo Arena & ACC

    Kings Parade

    Stops 23 and 53 minutes past the hour.

Buy Tickets

Or purchase from one of our friendly drivers

*Tickets can be purchased at any stop along the tour.
*All of our vehicles are now wheelchair friendly! Please call 0151 933 2324 if you have any other accessibility requirements.

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Liverpool's finest bus tour

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Running Times

The tours run Monday to Sunday.
Every 30 minutes from each stop.

First tour at 10am.
Last tour at 3:30pm.
Please Note : All Explorer Tickets valid for 24 hours from time of purchase.

Current Time: 6:15 am



  • Adult: £11.00
  • Concessions: £8.00
  • Students: £8.00
  • Child: £6.00

    (between ages of 5-15)

  • Family Pass: £30.00

    (2 adults, 3 children)

All tickets valid for 24 Hours from time of purchase.


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Liverpool's finest bus tour

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Live Tour




The Original
Open-top Tour


13 Iconic


Tour Guides


24 Hour


Since 1999

Winter Running Times

All customers please note : From the 30th October the last bus will leave the dock at 3.30pm.

Welcome to The Liverpool City Explorer Sightseeing Tour

Liverpool is a city of great tradition, fabulous humour and stunning architecture. Scousers are serious about culture, comedy and style. Seeing the city in style couldn’t be easier than on the City Explorer – and there’s an informative Tour Guide on board to help you explore the best bits to the full and talk you through the history, drama, talent and funny stuff that’s made Liverpool what it is today.

City Explorer brings the best of sightseeing Liverpool to you at an unbeatable price. The tour has been carefully designed to give you the freedom to explore many of Liverpool’s top attractions.

Hop on and hop off at 14 stops including: The Mersey Ferries, Cathedrals, Chinese Arch and Museum and Galleries. Tours run all year round.

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We work with some of Liverpool's leading tourism organisations in order to provide the very best experience the city has to offer.

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