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Travel Information

Fly

Liverpool John Lennon Airport features charter and low-cost scheduled flights to a range of domestic, European and International destinations. All from the convenience and ease-of-access of a regional UK airport and an international airport at Manchester just 45 minutes away.

Even more domestic and international destinations connect to Manchester Airport, just 45 minutes away from ACC Liverpool. One of the UK’s top 10 busiest airports, Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) handled over 4.5 million passengers in 2012. It features flights to approximately 75 destinations in the UK and across Europe.

Low cost airlines Ryanair and Easy Jet both have large bases at JLA. A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of ACC Liverpool.

Train

ACC Liverpool 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 bus which runs every 12 minutes as a circular service around the city centre and stops at both Liverpool Lime Street and ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street, inclusive in the cost of your ticket.

Ring Traveline on 0151 236 7676 for up-to-date information about your bus, train or ferry service. The Traveline is open from 8am – 8pm every day of the week.

Bus

ACC Liverpool is just five minutes’ walk from the Liverpool ONE retail development bus station, which also has long distance coach services. Local services connect to a shuttle bus service. For door-to-door service,

ACC offers drop-off areas and dedicated coach parking right next door.

Car

By Car from the Wirral

Less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road, ACC Liverpool is perfectly placed if arriving by car.

From the Wirral, Wales and the M53, leave the M53 motorway at Junction 3 signposted Birkenhead and follow the A552 for the Birkenhead (Queensway) Tunnel and Liverpool City Centre.

By Car from the South

Approaching 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 Waterfront.

By Car from the North

Approaching from the north, leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool.

Follow to the end of the M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool.

Car Park

The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is signposted 'Waterfront' on the city-wide 'available spaces' signage. Alternative car parking is shown on the downloadable map.

There is a maximum 2.1m maximum vehicle height for Liverpool Waterfront Car Park.

Walk/Cycle

Cycle parking is located in the Liverpool Waterfront Car Park.

A number of cycle routes enable cyclists to easily get around Liverpool and visit ACC Liverpool by bicycle. You can find out more about the routes available from Liverpool City Council’s website. You can take your bike for free on ferries and trains in Merseyside, though remember it's busy in peak hours. Most stations have free, secure cycle storage too. ACC Liverpool has its own secure cycle parking.

Citybike, run by Liverpool City Council, is the largest public bicycle scheme outside of London offering over 100 stations across the city centre. Tariff packages are available from £3 per day, and stations are available at ACC Liverpool as well as Lime Street and across the city centre and waterfront areas.

Walking in Liverpool city centre is an enjoyable experience, not least because it’s the best way to experience the life, architecture and friendly nature of its people. Pedestrianised areas around Liverpool ONE link to the wide Waterfront Boulevard, the docks and ACC Liverpool.