Traveling to Liverpool

Please download our Liverpool travel information brochure.


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Arriving to Manchester Airport

We envisage that most people traveling by air will arrive into Manchester International Airport (MAN). From there there is a direct train to Liverpool Lime Street though some will require a change in Manchester City Centre (at the same station). The first train is 05:07 and the last train is at 22:49 on weekdays. Booking in advance can often save money but may restrict you to a specific time of train. You can also buy tickets at the station using the ticket kiosk or ticket machines. is a reputable website for booking tickets. Click the next link to visit their website -  trains from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime St. Use the maps below to plan your journey.


Note: Due to staffing shortages travellers are being advised to arrive at Manchester Airport 3 hours prior to departure.


Arriving to Liverpool Airport

If arriving into Liverpool by air you can get a taxi from the airport into the city centre ~20-30 mins or get a bus to Liverpool South Parkway then a train into Liverpool city centre.


Whichever route you take, once you arrive in to Liverpool Lime St you can take a black cab or walk to your hotel. The university is ~5-10 minutes walk from Lime St Station.

By Rail

Click on the map to add your departure location to arrive into Liverpool Lime Street


Fly to Manchester International Airport (MAN)


Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL)

Trains from MAN airport

to Liverpool Lime Street

Walking to LJMU

From Liverpool Lime Street

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