About Liverpool


Liverpool is a city with unique attractions, exciting events, world class sport offerings, unrivalled musical heritage and famously warm welcomes, Liverpool is the ideal destination to visit and explore. With the largest collection of museums and galleries anywhere outside of the Capital, Liverpool’s culture and heritage are at the very heart of the city. You’ll always find a fantastic selection of things to do, places to explore and exciting events.

Home to The Beatles, Liverpool Football Club and the Liver birds Liverpool is full of life and a fantastic city to explore. From its range of incredible restaurants to its museums and parks the city has something for everyone to enjoy.



Liverpool is a premier European visitor destination with global transport connections. With two international airports on the doorstep and just a two hour train journey from central London, it’s never been easier to travel to Liverpool City Region. Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only nine miles from the city centre, with excellent travel links across the region. Manchester Airport is only 50 minutes from Liverpool, offering many direct long haul routes into the Northwest. The mainline train station, Liverpool Lime Street, is ideally located in the heart of the city centre. Virgin Trains now offer a direct high-speed service from the centre of London in a little over two hours.


Liverpool John Lennon Airport is only 9 miles from Liverpool city centre and offers over 70 inbound UK and European routes. Carriers such as easyJet and Ryanair offer convenient and cost effective air travel from most major European cities. For more information please visit www.liverpoolairport.com.

Manchester Airport is only 50 minutes from Liverpool city centre and offers many direct long haul routes in to the Northwest. For more information visit www.manchesterairport.com. Liverpool Convention Bureau can also manage an online, pre-bookable, pre-payable, airport transfer service from both Liverpool and Manchester airports, as well as manage group transfers from Birmingham and London airports. For details and bookings, please contact Andrew Globe from Intx – Corporate Logistics telephone: +44 (0) 151 733 94 90 email: cars@intx.co.uk

Dublin 20m Berlin 1h 22m
Belfast 22m Oslo 1h 23m
Southampton 22m Salzberg 1h 36m
Amsterdam 41m Barcelona 1h 44m
Brussels 43m Madrid 1h 48m
Paris 47m Stockholm 1h 48m
Copenhagen 1h Rome 2h 8m
Geneva 1h 15m


Travelling to Liverpool by train has never been easier. It takes only 2 hours 8 minutes to travel to Liverpool from central London with the Virgin Trains high-speed service. The state of the art Pendolino carriages are equipped with Wi-Fi, power sockets and Quiet Zones for those who need a break from the BlackBerry.

London Midland Trains, First Transpennine Express and Northern Rail also offer routes into Liverpool from all major UK cities. For more information visit www.nationalrail.co.ukand www.virgintrains.co.uk.


Liverpool City Region is well served by the UK motorway network. From the M6 take the M62, M58 or M56 direct to the destination.

For more information on using coaches to get to Liverpool please visit the National Express website. For more information visit www.liverpooltraveltrade.com.