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.


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Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just seven miles from Liverpool city centre.

A huge variety of retailers is on offer at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, as well as the opportunity to take in various art and photographic exhibitions.





Liverpool City Region is well-connected to the UK motorway network. From the M6 take the M62, M58 or M56 direct to the destination.








Virgin Trains

Travelling to Liverpool by train has never been easier of faster, when it’s only 2 hours 13 minutes from Central London 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.

See here for information on planned improvement works.

TransPennine Express

There are also direct train services from Scarborough, Newcastle, Leeds, York and Manchester with TransPennine Express. Save over 50%* when you book in advance.

Other Rail Services

London Midland Trains and Northern Rail also run routes to Liverpool from all major UK cities.

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.

Engineering work

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.