Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just 7 miles from Liverpool city centre, and is the major international gateway to Liverpool City Region.

Travel to Liverpool

Travel Information


Rail Information

Merseyrail

For travelling around Liverpool City Region and beyond. 

Northern Rail 

Avanti 

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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