Travel to and within Liverpool



Getting to Liverpool by train has never been easier. London to Liverpool takes just over 2 hours and regular rail services from all over the UK take you straight to the mainline city centre railway station, Liverpool Lime Street. Find out more at and

National Rail Enquiries
•  National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950
•  National Rail Enquiries from overseas (Please note: International rates apply): +44 (0)20 7278 5240

The Campus is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit and turn left into Lime Street. Then turn left again at the Britannia Adelphi Hotel and continue up Brownlow Hill towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral and Red Brick Building with its clock tower.

Taxi ranks are located outside Liverpool Lime Street Station.  The fare from Lime Street will depend on which hotel you have booked. The majority of hotels in the city centre are in walking distance of the station.


National Express Coaches  National Express operates services to Liverpool from cities throughout the UK.

Megabus Megabus operates a low cost service to and from London


The Liverpool City Region is easily accessible from the main motorway network. From the M6 take the M62, M58 or M56 into the city centre.

From the M62: at the end of the motorway continue straight ahead onto Edge Lane (A5080 then A5047) and follow signs for Liverpool City Centre and the University.

Postcode for satellite navigation or online directions: L3 5TR


john lennon airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only 9 miles from Liverpool City Centre and offers over 70 UK and European routes – carriers include EasyJet, Ryanair and most recently Norwegian. Regular bus services operate to and from Liverpool John Lennon airport and Liverpool city centre –

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From/To Liverpool John Lennon Airport – Taxis

Hackney Cabs

A hackney rank is located directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal.

Passengers can now pay for taxi journeys from LJLA using a debit or credit card as an alternative to paying by cash. Licensed Hackney Cabs with this service display ‘Chip, PIN & Go’ signs on the outside.

Private Hire Taxis

Pre-booked private hire vehicles must pick up and drop off in the car parks.

The journey into Liverpool city centre is 7 miles, takes approximately 20 minutes, and costs approximately £15 (prices can vary, depending on exact destination, so passengers are advised to check fare with driver).

Other airports

Manchester Airport is only 45 minutes from Liverpool city centre and offers many direct long haul routes into the Northwest. Carriers include British Airways, Etihad and KLM.

A train service runs between Manchester Airport and Liverpool Lime Street station. There is also a direct coach service which takes about 1 hour.

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Disabled visitors

For a complete Campus Access Guide please visit DisabledGo. This website provides a complete guide to all University facilities including car parking, building access and facilities.

Alternatively if you need to arrange any access adjustments for your visit (signers, alternative formats), check access to specific buildings or venues or need support for car parking please contact us.