Getting to Liverpool

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Travel Information


There are many routes around the city, all of which are fully accessible and run throughout the day. There are two main bus terminals and travel centres which can be found in the city centre:

  • Liverpool ONE bus station
  • Queen Square bus station


Lime Street Station is Liverpool’s mainline station with trains arriving from Manchester, London, Scotland and the rest of the UK. 


Liverpool John Lennon Airport is around a 20-25 minute taxi journey to Liverpool city centre and offers a wide range of international connections if you are flying into Liverpool.

When you arrive in Liverpool there is also regular Arriva Bus services to and from the airport including the 86A and 80A which depart from Liverpool bus station every 20 minutes. 

More information on transport via Liverpool John Lennon Airport can be found here.


There are plenty of dedicated cycle lanes and cycle parking in and around the city centre. The Liverpool Cycle Map is a helpful guide and is available for you to view here.

Liverpool also benefits from a Citybike Cycle Scheme, where you can hire a bike during your visit. For a small charge of £3 per day, what better way to explore the city! Click here to find out more.


There are a number of taxi services in Liverpool, including the following:


National Express coach station is conveniently located in the heart of Liverpool city centre at Liverpool ONE and with regular coach services in and out of the city you can relax on the journey and arrive refreshed. For more information please visit the National Express website for coach times.


There are a number of parking facilities available in Liverpool which include accessible parking and some include access to electronic charging stations. 

Liverpool City Council Car Parking

  • There are a number of City Council parking facilities across Liverpool, in addition to on-street parking. These can be paid for using your mobile phone.
  • Motorcycle parking is available free of charge in designated motorcycle parking bays in city centre locations.
  • Blue badge holders can park in any on street parking bays and most car parks free of charge – providing the spaces are available.

More information on City Council parking, including Blue Badge parking, can be found on the website.

There are also six Q-Park facilities in Liverpool with city centre offering accessible parking parking and electronic charging points. Please visit the Q-Park website for details on prices and a map of the parking facilities in the city.

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We are pleased to offer a discount code from our partner, Titanic Hotel Liverpool. 

Built in 1846, the Titanic Hotel Liverpool is part of the redevelopment of the historic Stanley Dock complex and the Ten Streets Regeneration Scheme, providing the perfect backdrop to discuss the future of our cities whilst appreciating our heritage. Please reference your attendance at #Impacts18, and use the code: 1710IM when booking your stay to receive your discount.

Should you prefer to stay elsewhere, there is an abundance of hotels in and around Liverpool City Centre, such as Radisson Blu, a short walk from Liverpool Town Hall.

Alternatively, click here to plan your visit.