TRAVELLING TO LIVERPOOL
Liverpool is a premier visitor destination with global transport connections. With two international airports on the doorstep and just a two-hour train journey from central London, it’s never been easier to get a ticket to ride to Liverpool city region.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just seven miles from Liverpool city centre and taxis will take aproximaely 20 minutes. Or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five-minute walk of ACC Liverpool.
From the North – Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.
From the South – Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront.
Travelling to Liverpool by train has never been easier of faster, when it’s only 2 hours 13 minutes from London Euston on Virgin Trains’ state-of-the-art tilting Pendolino trains. Virgin Trains also offer regular direct services from Stafford and Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street.
ACC Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Other Rail Services
Once in Liverpool, the Merseyrail train network has good links to other areas of the region and an underground rail service serving 4 city centre stations, Lime Street, James Street, Moorfields and Liverpool Central.
Rail passengers in the Liverpool City Region are to benefit from £340m of rail improvements by the end of 2019. The investment, by Network Rail and the Liverpool City Region (with support from the Government’s Growth Deal) will passengers with faster, more frequent and more reliable train services.
The work will include building new and longer platforms at Liverpool Lime Street station to accommodate more services and longer trains, and renewing tracks on the Merseyrail network. Most of the work should be completed by October 2018, but do click on this link to obtain an update on how work is progressing on your particular journey.