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About Liverpool

Liverpool is an important port city established near Mersey River in England. The city has a long history, as it was it was an important trade city and port area for many years. It's also famous for being home to the Liverpool football club and many musical groups, including the Beatles. 

There are mulitple historical sites and museums to visit in Liverpool. Liverpool Cathedral, Anfield Stadium, Beatles Museum, Tate Art Gallery, Merseyside Maritime Museum, Albert Dock Museum, and Walker Art Gallery are all places to visit in this UNESCO-recognized city. In addition, you can watch a match of the famous Liverpool team.

Liverpool has a mild climate due to the Gulf Stream effect. Although the summers are cool, the winters are not very cold. Average temperatures are about 5 degrees in the winter and not more than 20 degrees in the summer. We can state that the most suitable time to travel is the months of summer. The city is generally a safe city; it might only be a problem especially if you travel around with uniforms of other English teams. Liverpool supporters can be fanatic. There are a lot of places for night life and entertainment in the city, and its pubs are especially famous.  


Transportation to Liverpool City Center from Airport

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is located 9 km from the city center. Since the airport is located close by, getting to the city center from the airport is very easy and convenient. The most preferred method of transportation is by taxi. Other transportation alternatives you can use to get to the city center from the airport are trains, buses, and cars.  


Taking a taxi to the city center is a very appealing transportation alternative, especially due to the airport’s close proximity to the city. Taxis are a great option for those with excess baggage or those who are unfamiliar with the city. You can pay the taxi fare using a credit cards or cash. You can also take advantage of a private taxi service from the airport for a certain fee.


Another transportation alternative to get to the city center is by train, however the airport isn’t directly served by train. The closest train station is the Liverpool South Parkway Rail Station, the Liverpool Lime Street Station or the Hunts Cross Rail Station, which are accessibly by bus or taxi. Buses that provide transportation between the airport and the Liverpool South Parkway Rail Station include bus number 500 and 86A. From this station you can transfer to a train to the city center or other cities nearby. The airport is also connected to the Liverpool Lime Street Station by bus number 500 and the Hunts Cross Rail Station by bus 89 and 81A.


Buses are another transportation alternative to get to the city center from the airport. The 500 Airport Flyer bus service provides transportation from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the city center.

Rental Car

Renting a car is a great way to enjoy the city and its surrounding areas. Renting a car is a reliable and convenient transportation alternative to get to the city center and get around in the city during your stay. However, renting a car can be expensive. Rental car companies located at the airport that you can choose from include international companies such as National, Budget, and Hertz. If you want to save time you can always book a vehicle in advance by making a reservation online. Making a reservation online beforehand also avoids the possibility of any complications that could occur when renting on-site.

Last Updated: June 10, 2019
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