Goodison Park, the home of Everton FC, was constructed in 1892 and is today recognised as one of the oldest purpose-built football stadiums in the world. Affectionately known as ‘The Grand Old Lady’ by Evertonians, the historic ground is one of the most atmospheric venues in English football.
The stadium is ideally located within a few miles of Liverpool city centre and getting to and from the stadium couldn’t be easier thanks to a range of transport links. From dedicated shuttle buses to trains and car shares, there are plenty of cheap travel options – all of which feature within this helpful Liftshare guide.
How to get to Goodison Park
Travelling to the ground from Liverpool city centre? The 19, 20 and 21 bus routes will drop you off within a short walk of the stadium, with additional routes such as the 130, 20 and 250 services running during the evenings and on Sundays.
Alternatively, take advantage of the Soccerbus which runs to and from Goodison Park from Sandhills train station (Northern Line). The shuttle bus offers frequent departures to and from the ground for a couple of hours before and after the match. More details can be found here
The closest station to the ground is Kirkdale (roughly one mile east), which runs along the Northern Line from Liverpool Central Station. The latter is the largest rail hub in the city and offers routes to major cities across the country, so if you’re arriving by train from further afield you’ll be ideally placed to hop on a connecting line out to Kirkdale. You can check out a full timetable for the Northern Line here
The stadium is located on the north-eastern side of Stanley Park, roughly a 15 minute drive from Liverpool city centre. The stadium postcode is L4 4EL.
There is no parking available within the immediate vicinity of the ground, however, nearby Stanley Park has a large car park within a 5-10 minute walk of the stadium.
Lift share to and from Goodison Park
Regardless of whether you’re travelling from out of town or from within Liverpool, there’s plenty of money to be saved by car sharing. Invite friends, family or strangers to split the cost of fuel and parking in return for a lift to and from the ground. You can even choose to make a day of it by checking out some Liverpool attractions
before and after the game!