Please note :Saturday 25th May – The first bus will be 11 am from the Albert Dock because of the Rock n Roll half marathon. Sunday 26th May we will not be running as the Rock n Roll Marathon is taking place in the city and most of the waterfront will be closed to vehicles. Stop 7 is out of action for the next few days because of roadworks of Brownlow Hill nearest stop for Metropolitan Cathedral is stop 8 Philharmonic Pub.

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Open Top Bus Tour Stops

Our Tour Stops At The Best Destinations In Liverpool

  • 1

    Albert Dock (start)

    Gower Street

    Stops 0, 15, 30 and 45 minutes past the hour

  • 2

    Pier Head

    Canada Boulevard (ferries)

    Stops 5, 20, 35, 50 minutes past the hour

  • 3

    Liverpool One

    Lord Street

    Stops 10, 25, 40 and 55 minutes past the hour

  • 4

    Museums & Galleries

    William Brown Street

    Stops 20, 35, 50, and 5 minutes past the hour

  • 5

    Queen Square Bus Station

    Stand 1

    Stops 25, 40, 55 and 10 minutes past the hour

  • 6

    Adelphi Hotel

    Brownlow Hill

    Stops 30, 45, 0 and 15 minutes past the hour

  • 7

    Metropolitan Cathedral

    Mount Pleasant (Catholic Cathedral)

    Stops 35, 50, 5 and 20 minutes past the hour

  • 8

    Philharmonic Pub

    Hope Street

    Stops 38, 53, 8 and 23 minutes past the hour

  • 9

    Anglican Cathedral

    Upper Duke Street

    Stops 43, 58, 13 and 28 minutes past the hour

  • 10

    St Luke's - Bombed Out Church

    Berry Street

    Stops 48, 3, 15, 33 past the hour

  • 11

    Chinese Arch

    Great George Street

    Stops 50, 5, 20 and 35 minutes past the hour

  • 12

    Cain's Brewery Village

    Great George Street/Cathedral Close

    Stops 52, 7, 22 and 37 minutes past the hour

  • 13

    Echo Arena & ACC

    Kings Parade

    Stops 54, 09, 24 and 39 minutes past the hour

  • 14

    Albert Dock (end)

    Gower Street

    Stops 55, 10, 25 and 40 minutes past the hour

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Running Times

The first tour leaves the Royal Albert Dock at 10 am and runs every 30 minutes from each stop until the last tour leaves the dock at 4:30 pm.

Please Note: All City Explorer tickets are valid for 24 hours from time of purchase. All joint City Explorer and LFC City Explorer tickets are valid for 48 hours (online booking valid for either 24 or 48 hours from time of redemption on bus).

Current Time: 12:04 pm



  • 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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Please Note :

Sunday 26th May – Buses will not run because of Rock n Roll Marathon

Welcome to The Liverpool City Explorer Sightseeing Tour

Go sightseeing in Liverpool, a city of great tradition, fabulous humour and stunning architecture. Scousers are serious about culture, comedy and style. Discovering the city in style couldn’t be easier than with Liverpool City Explorer. On board our open top bus tour is an informative Tour Guide who will help you explore the city’s best bits to the full and talk you through the history, drama, talent and humour that’s made Liverpool what it is today.

2019 marks the 20th year of City Explorer bringing the best of sightseeing in 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. Our Liverpool city tours run all year round and offer the perfect sightseeing opportunity.

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