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 only nine miles from Liverpool city centre and offers over 60 inbound UK and European routes. Carriers such as easyJet, Ryanair, Wizz Air, FlyBe and Blue Air offer convenient and cost effective air travel from most major European cities.

Click here for the Liverpool John Lennon Airport route map

Manchester Airport is only 45 minutes from Liverpool city centre and offers many direct long haul routes in to the North West. Carriers include British Airways, Emirates, Etihad and KLM.

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on and enter the access code NLZQXFO in the "Offer for discounted flights" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

These promotional fares are also available through your IATA / ARC travel agent. Travel agents can obtain ticketing instructions by sending an email to and providing the access code as a reference.

Travelling to Liverpool by train has never been easier or faster, when it’s only 2 hours 13 minutes from Central London on Virgin Trains’ state-of-the-art tilting Pendolino trains. Onboard you can enjoy space to relax and unwind, Wi-Fi internet, power sockets and Quiet Zones for those who need a break from the mobile phone.

London Northwestern Railway, Transpennine Express and Northern Rail also run routes into Liverpool from all major UK cities.

Once in Liverpool, the Merseyrail train network has good links to other parts of the city region.


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

To travel to the Wirral peninsula from Liverpool city centre, use one of the Mersey Tunnels. And to head up to Southport, you can enjoy the drive along the coastal road. The Silver Jubilee Bridge in Runcorn crosses the River Mersey and Manchester Ship Canal to provide convenient road access to Halton. Knowsley and St. Helens are easily accessible too, both only a short drive from the city centre.

City Centre Car Parking
The 1600 space multi-storey Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is centrally located on Kings Dock next to ACC. It provides secure parking 24 hours a day and is within walking distance of the waterfront attractions and Liverpool city centre.

Queen Square Car Park is a 601 space secure car park which is open 24 hours a day, in the heart of the city, within minutes of Liverpool ONE, city centre shopping, museums, theatres, hotels, bars and restaurants.

The Liverpool ONE complex is served by three car parks: Q-Park Strand Street with 2,000 underground spaces, Q-Park Gradwell Street with 560 multi-storey spaces and Q-Park John Lewis with 580 multi-storey spaces.


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