How to get to Anfield Stadium
Liverpool Lime Street is the nearest train station to Anfield, located roughly two miles away. If you’re travelling to Anfield by train, there will be a dedicated team based in the station on match days to help you find the best way to the stadium, including buses that will take you directly there.
It’s recommended that you travel by public transport rather than by car. There are car parking spaces available at the stadium, but these must be booked in advance, so getting to Anfield is quicker, easier and less stressful by bus or train. You can also cycle and make use of the free Cycle Hub service, which ensures your bike will be securely stored with a member of staff.
What to do at Anfield Stadium
Anfield is home to Liverpool FC, and the stadium hosts the team’s home matches against other Premier League teams. It also hosts international games and was one of the venues used during the UEFA Euro 1996 tournament. It’s also played host to numerous rugby matches and is used as a music venue for some of the world’s most famous artists. Take That, Bon Jovi and Pink have all played at Anfield. During Liverpool’s 2008 European Capital of Culture celebrations, a concert featuring Liverpool-born artists Paul McCartney, The Zutons and Kaiser Chiefs was held here.
About Anfield Stadium
Anfield has 53,394 seats, which makes it the seventh-largest football stadium in the country. It was built in 1884 and was originally the home of Liverpool’s rivals, Everton. However, when Everton moved to Goodison Park in 1892, a new team was formed so the stadium wasn’t left without a club - and Anfield has been the home of Liverpool FC ever since.
Whether you’re heading to the stadium to catch a big game, or are going to see a concert in the summer, it couldn’t be easier to get there. The closest train station to Anfield is Liverpool Lime Street on the West Coast Main Line, then you can simply walk, take a taxi, jump on a bus, or cycle the two miles to the stadium.