Echo Arena Liverpool

Kings Dock
Liverpool Waterfront
Merseyside
L3 4FP

Tel: 0844 8000 400

Echo Arena Liverpool

About

The Echo Arena stands at the heart of the development of Kings Waterfront, an iconic cultural legacy of Liverpool's year as European Capital of Culture in 2008. The award-winning facilities sit alongside the Grade I listed Albert Dock complex and World Heritage Site on the eastern bank of the river Mersey, in the heart of Liverpool city centre.

The 10,600 seat Echo Arena is joined to the BT Convention Centre by a central Galleria, making it unique as the only arena and convention centre under one roof in Europe.

The Echo Arena opened in January 2008 with the launch event for Liverpool: European Capital of Culture and has since played host to a string of international events, including the MTV Europe Music Awards, BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Cirque du Soleil and Davis Cup tennis, plus concert performances from Elton John, Bob Dylan and Beyoncé.

The Echo Arena contains a raft of facilities for visitors, including 22 hospitality boxes, food and drink concessions, a 1600 space car park, bike racks and a drop-off point and is fully accessible for all of our guests. Backstage we have two star dressing rooms, six dressing rooms, a green room, a warm up area with lockers for visiting sports teams and private office space for promoters and producers during their time in Liverpool. And using the Echo Arena in tandem with the BT Convention Centre means there's plenty of space for corporate hospitality and VIP entertainment areas too.

The arena can also be used in conjunction with the BT Convention Centre for exhibition and event space. With a floor space of 3,400 m2 in the arena, the combined venue offers 7,000 m2 while the Echo Arena's mother and daughter grids allow the flexibility of moving the position of the stage and lighting.

Awards:
Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards 2012 - Excellence in Sustainable Tourism
The Mersey Partnership Tourism Awards 2011 - Excellence in Business Tourism
The Mersey Partnership Tourism Awards 2011 - Excellence in Sustainable Tourism

Facilities

Other

  • Accept Credit/Debit Cards
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Coach Parking

Accessibility

  • Facility for service dogs

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the North - Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Albert Dock. Echo Arena’s car park is signposted Waterfront on the city wide 'available spaces' signage.

From the South - Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for the Albert Dock. Echo Arena’s car park is signposted Waterfront on the city wide 'available spaces' signage.

Public Transport Directions

By Train – Echo Arena is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to the Echo Arena. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.

By Bus - Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Paradise Street interchange, which is only a five minute walk to ACC Liverpool.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    588
  • Very Good
    323
  • Average
    98
  • Poor
    40
  • Terrible
    42

Recent Reviews:

  • Peter H
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Great venue
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 16th July 2018
    Fantastic arena, well organised and safe. All the facilities you would expect from a large Arena including refreshments and beverages Great seating plan and view of the stage Read full review
  • tarty
    Prestatyn, United Kingdom
    brilliant night
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 12th July 2018
    Had a great night at the arena with roger waters and my husband wonderful show and music as always not to happy about people drinking spilling more than they drink Read full review
  • buglehorn66
    Melton Mowbray
    Echo Arena
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 9th July 2018
    Great venue in a area of Liverpool where there is plenty to do, eat and drink. It is a pity that the organizers of concerts do not bother to man all the entrances, in our case the riverside entrances... Read full review

Awards

  • National AwardsDisabledGo DisabledGo 2013
  • Local AwardsThe Mersey Partnership Tourism Awards The Mersey Partnership Tourism Awards 2011
  • Local AwardsLiverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards Liverpool City Region Annual Tourism Awards 2012
  • Green Tourism AwardsGreen Business Tourism Award (Gold) Green Business Tourism Award (Gold) 2013
  • Local AwardsLiverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2014 - Winner Liverpool City Region Tourism Awards 2014 - Winner 2014

Opening Times

Open (1 January 2018 - 31 December 2018)
DayTimes
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Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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