Travel information

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just 7 miles from Liverpool city centre, and is the major international gateway to Liverpool, Merseyside and the North West.

 

Buses at LJLA

Bus

With regular bus services to and from Liverpool John Lennon Airport travelling by bus is a quick and efficient way to start your journey. There are a number of apps to help plan your journey as well as colleagues at our bus stops onsite to help direct you.

Bus

 

Arriva Click Bus

ArrivaClick

ArrivaClick is an on-demand minibus service, utilising state-of-the-art ride-sharing technology, which enables multiple passengers, who are travelling in the same direction, to share their ride.

Arrivaclick

 

LJLA Car Park

Road

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is conveniently located close to the region’s motorway network with links to the M57, M62 and M56 motorways, providing good road access for passengers travelling from throughout the North West, North Wales and beyond.

Road

 

The Mersey Gateway

The Mersey Gateway

The new Mersey Gateway Crossing is now open and will mean quicker, easier and more reliable journeys for many travellers to and from the Airport across the River Mersey. This will be a tolled crossing with a free-flow tolling system. Find out more here.

The Mersey Gateway

 

Train Station Entrance

Rail

There are regular train services connecting Liverpool with the local and national rail network. Passengers can carry on their onward journey to Liverpool John Lennon Airport by bus or taxi.

Rail

 

Emergencies
The national emergency number is 999

Time zone
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)

Currency/Credit Cards
The official currency in the United Kingdom is Great British Pounds (£ Sterling). Coin denominations are 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50 pence and 1 pound with banknotes of 5, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200 and 500. Debit cards can be used to withdraw money from ATMs. Major credit cards are widely accepted in hotels, shops and restaurants. It is advisable to carry an identity card or another form of identification and to inform your bank or credit card company that you will be using your card abroad.

Electricity
In England the standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz. You can use your electric appliances in England, if the standard voltage in your country is in between 220 – 240 V (as is in the UK, Europe, Australia and most of Asia and Africa). A 3 pin adaptor plug is widely available.

Tips
In bars and restaurants, tips are usually not included. Tips of between 5% and 10% of the bill (waiters, taxi drivers, tour guides, etc.) are considered to be polite and usual.

Climate
The UK has a changeable climate with prevalent rainfall all year round. The summer months are fair, but hot weather is not very common. Wintertime is generally quite cold and some snow can be expected.