Liverpool Visitor information


An Introduction to Liverpool

Liverpool is a vibrant city, home to The Beatles and many museums, it is full of life and culture. The Mathew Street Festival is staged at the end of International Beatle Week, one of the biggest music events in the world. Liverpool also has an official Liverpool Music Week which takes place in November that features over 250 live bands across 26 venues.

Things to do in Liverpool

Liverpool is a World Heritage Site and has the largest collection of Grade 1 listed buildings just in Albert Dock. It is also home to the underground Williamson Tunnels. There is also the Merseyside Maritime Museum, the World Museum and Speke Hall. The city is home to two football teams, Liverpool and Everton.

Getting to Liverpool

By Air

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is just 8 miles from the city centre. Manchester Airport is an alternative and is situated 90 minutes away from the city.

By Sea

The Liverpool Cruise Terminal allows passengers direct access to the city centre of Liverpool and World Heritage site within 5 minutes of disembarkation.

By Rail

Regular services run from major towns and cities into Liverpool Lime Street Station. Journey times from London to Liverpool are just over two hours.

By Road

From the M6 Liverpool is easily reached via the M58, M56 and M62 motorways. The city centre is approximately 4 hours from London and Edinburgh.

By Coach and Bus

National Express is located off Norton Street in the city centre and operates regular services to and from all major UK towns and cities. The main bus operators are Arriva and Merseytravel.