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.
Concerts at Anfield Stadium
Located in a city with a rich musical heritage, and with an abundance of iconic superstars heralding from here, Anfield Stadium in Liverpool also plays host to a number of concerts and live music events. With a capacity of over 50,000, this venue has previously welcomed world-class performers including the Rolling Stones, Eagles, Take That, Pink, Bon Jovi and Sir Elton John who performed here as part of his ‘Farewell Yellow Brick Road’ tour.
With most gigs at Anfield Stadium held in the evening, planning your travel to and from the venue is essential, especially if you’re not staying in the city. Thankfully, Liverpool Lime Street station is just over two miles away, ensuring you’ve got convenient and easy-to-access train travel when getting to and from concerts at Anfield Stadium. If you don’t feel like walking after a night dancing away, Liverpool also has a great taxi service, with a ride to the train station from Anfield taking around 15 minutes.
Anfield Stadium Tours
Located just 2 miles outside the city centre of Liverpool, a visit to Anfield Stadium is a must-do for anyone staying in the city for a day or weekend trip. Whether you’re a lifelong Liverpool supporter or you’re keen to learn more about the club’s rich history and heritage, an Anfield Stadium tour is a great experience.
From a visit to the home and away team dressing rooms to a walk down the players’ tunnel, a tour of Anfield Stadium has something for everyone. You can even test your interview technique in the press room and learn everything there is to know about Liverpool FC’s historical success and present-day achievements.
Anfield Stadium tour tickets are available for purchase directly from Avanti, making it easier than ever to plan your trip to Liverpool. Once you’ve decided on a date for your trip to the city, it’s time to plan your route to Anfield. Luckily, Liverpool Lime Street station is centrally located just 2 miles from the stadium, with taxis from here to Anfield taking around 15 minutes.