Getting to Liverpool

We're pleased you're thinking of joining us in Liverpool for HSR2018. Below we share the best ways of getting to Liverpool by air, train, coach or car.

By air

Airlines at John Lennon Airport (JLA) include two of Europe’s low cost airlines, EasyJet and Ryanair, both of which have large bases at JLA. A taxi from the airport to the city center will take around 20 minutes and costs approximately £20.

Just 45 minutes away via the motorway network, Manchester Airport has an even more extensive network of flights, with long-haul destinations including America and the Far East served with direct flights.

Trains towards Liverpool on Manchester Airport’s lime blue line operate half hourly until late, with reduced frequency of services on Sundays. The average journey times vary between one hour and one hour thirty minutes.

By train

Virgin Trains operate direct services hourly from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street including Edinburgh and Glasgow (3hr 45) and Birmingham (1hr 30).

By Coach

Liverpool's coach station is located in the heart of the city and within walking distance of the city center. Offering easy access from across the UK and with regular services to and from all major UK cities you can easily access Liverpool through the national motorway network.

By car

From the North: Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to the end of M58 and take signs for A59 Liverpool.

From the South: Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool.

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