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.
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.
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.
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.