Travel to Liverpool
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 Wirral Peninsula from the city centre, take the Mersey Tunnel and don’t forget the toll money! If you’re heading up to the coast, Southport is an enjoyable coastal drive away. 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.
Liverpool Waterfront has an ideally located 1600 space multi-storey car park on Kings Dock next to the Echo Arena. The car park is secure and open 24 hours a day. It’s within walking distance of the city centre and waterfront attractions.
Queen Square Car Park is a 601 space secure car park that’s also open 24 hours a day, in the heart of the city and within minutes of Liverpool ONE, city centre shopping, museums, theatre, hotels, bars and restaurants.
The Liverpool ONE complex is served by three car parks: Q-Park Strand Street has 2000 underground spaces, Q-Park Gradwell Street has 560 multi-storey spacs and Q-Park John Lewis with 580 multi-storey spaces.
St John’s Shopping Centre also has a carpark on Liverpool Lime Street with 620 spaces.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only nine miles from Liverpool’s city centre and offers over 70 inbound UK and European routes. Carriers such as EasyJet, Ryanair, Wizz air, FlyBe, Blue Air and Aer Lingus offer convenient and cost effective air travel from most major European cities.
Manchester Airport is just 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.
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. Onboard passengers can enjoy space to relax and unwind, Wi-Fi, power sockets and Quiet Zones for those who need a break from their smart devices.
Virgin Trains also offer regular direct services from Stafford and Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street.
If you can be flexible about your travel, check out the Virgin Trains Best Fair Finder to find the best value fares and save money.
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.