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Avanti West Coast

Travel to Liverpool from London in just over 2 hours.

Travel to Liverpool

Travel Information

Rail Information


For travelling around Liverpool City Region and beyond. 

Northern Rail 


Travelling to Liverpool from a range of destinations including London in just over 2 hours.

London Northwestern 

Great value trains to Liverpool from across the country with tickets to London from just £15.

Mainline Rail Services

Liverpool Lime Street is the main train station within Liverpool City Centre.

Bus Travel 

Two main bus terminals and travel centres can be found in the city:

  • Liverpool ONE Bus Station
  • Queen Square Bus Station

All buses are fully accessible and there is a wide range of tickets available that can give you and your family great value on your visit. For further information on the bus network in Liverpool, please visit merseytravel.gov.uk

Coach Travel

Travel Via Car

Please plan your journey in advance and check for road closures. 

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.

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How to reduce impact on your journey 

  • Plan ahead and consider your alternative travel options. You can use the Merseytravel journey planner
  • Check timetables and leave more time for your journey
  • Don't aim for the last bus or train home as services are likely to be very busy
  • Stick to public transport wherever possible to reduce congestion on key routes in and out of the city centre, including Mersey Tunnels

By Air

  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport connects Liverpool city centre with over 70 destinations across the UK, Europe and Africa. Nine carriers operate from the airport including Wizz Air, Blue Air, Flybe and Widerøe, and it is also a base for both Ryanair and easyJet.
  • Getting from LJLA to the city is simple, and there are a variety of options. Take a taxi, hop on a direct bus or get the train from Liverpool South Parkway rail station which is connected to the airport via a frequent shuttle service. The airport is also covered by Arriva Click, an app-based minibus service. For more information on how to get to and from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, visit their website.
  • 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.

Travel via Taxi 

There are a large number of Private Hire and Black Cab services throughout the city:

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  1. Add Liverpool John Lennon Airport to your Itinerary

    Liverpool John Lennon Airport


    Liverpool John Lennon Airport is one of the North West’s biggest transport hubs, serving the North West of England and North Wales. With over 60 direct routes across Europe and over 100 destinations across five continents now accessible thanks to…

  2. Add Transport for Wales to your Itinerary

    Transport for Wales


    Transport for Wales run trains across Wales and it’s borders to 248 stations a day-including Liverpool, Manchester, Cardiff, Birmingham, Shrewsbury, Holyhead and more. From Liverpool you can travel to Cardiff in under 4 hours, and to Manchester in…

  3. Merseyrail


    Merseyrail are a Merseyside based train service with services running frequently to 68 stations across the region. Four underground stations in Liverpool city centre connect to the wider Merseyside area, Wirral, Chester and as far north as Southport.

  4. Add Avanti West Coast to your Itinerary

    Avanti West Coast


    Avanti West Coast run the fastest trains out of London Euston to serve the UK’s biggest towns and cities along the West Coast Main Line.

  5. Uber


    Uber is a Taxi service providing safe, reliable and affordable travel around Liverpool City Region.

  6. Add Computer Cab (Liverpool) Ltd. to your Itinerary

    Computer Cab (Liverpool) Ltd.


    Computer Cab (Liverpool) Ltd., established in 1958, is Liverpool's largest taxi company, providing fast, convenient and safe transport throughout the city.

  7. Add Merseytravel to your Itinerary



    For up-to-the-minute information on local and national bus, train and ferry services ring Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33

  8. Norwegian Air


    A public low-cost airline noted on the Oslo Stock Exchange

  9. Add PJ Chauffeurs to your Itinerary

    PJ Chauffeurs


    PJ Chauffeurs, the premier Liverpool chauffeur and executive travel service for Liverpool and the North West.

  10. Add National Express to your Itinerary

    National Express


    National Express operates regular services from all major towns and cities in Britain to Norton Street Coach Station, Liverpool.

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