How to get toNational Waterways Museumcar-free

Visit National Waterways Museum car-free



It’s easy to reach the National Waterways Museum car-free as it is a pleasant stroll from the train station.

From Ellesmere Port railway station, the National Waterways Museum is a 15-minute walk (or short taxi ride). There is also a towpath beside the Shropshire Union canal leading directly to the museum – perfect for walkers and cyclists.

There are regular trains to Ellesmere Port from Liverpool: Liverpool Lime Street (about 40 mins), and Birkenhead (30 mins).

When you travel by train to Birkenhead, an Ellesmere Port PlusBus ticket gives you unlimited travel around the area by bus, including to Bebington. Many buses stop in Ellesmere Port, including buses 6, 7 and 1.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About National Waterways Museum

One of the world’s best collections of boats and all things boat-related. Find out about canals and rivers and what it’s like to live and work on them.

For any queries about visiting contact National Waterways Museum on or

Address: Boat Museum, S Pier Rd, Ellesmere Port CH65 4FW. Visit Website