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Getting here

Liverpool’s proximity to major road and rail networks, Liverpool John Lennon airport (named after its most famous son), as well as Manchester International Airport, makes it an easy city to travel to.

By air

Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport has direct flights from over 69 destinations. It’s a 20-minute drive from Liverpool city centre. 

Manchester International Airport is a 40-minute drive from Liverpool city centre. It serves 190 direct flight routes from destinations across the world, including Chicago, Washington, Athens, Barcelona, and Abu Dhabi.

By sea

The Liverpool to Dublin ferry route connects England with Ireland. The crossing operates up to 12 times each week and takes around eight hours.

By rail

London to Liverpool direct trains take just over two hours. From Manchester, guests can catch regular trains and be in Liverpool in under an hour. 

By road

Liverpool and Manchester are connected by the M62 motorway. The journey takes 40 minutes. To drive from London to Liverpool takes around four hours via the M6 motorway.

Expertise

Health and life sciences

Liverpool is a pioneer in life sciences, with specialisms in infectious disease and tropical medicine. The city is home to the most specialist hospitals and health centres in the UK outside of London, including the Centre of Excellence in Infectious Disease Research (CEIDR).

The renowned Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine was Britain’s first when it opened in 1899.  Home to more than 8,000 core life science students, Liverpool has the largest concentration of bio-manufacturing in Europe.

  

Energy and environment 

With a designated Centre for Offshore Renewable Engineering, Liverpool is home to one of the world’s largest offshore wind turbines as well as 1,400 low carbon businesses.

More than £4.3 billion has been invested in energy projects over the past five years. Harnessing its natural assets, Liverpool has one of the largest concentrations of offshore wind assets in the world.

  

Maritime

The city’s geography has meant that Liverpool is a world-leader in port and maritime industries, with more than £1 billion invested in new intermodal ports and logistics infrastructure. 

Liverpool City Region is home to Centres of Excellence in sensors, oceanography, engineering and renewables, plus many of the world’s major shipping lines have headquarters here. 

Did you know that Liverpool is home to four of the world's top six shipping lanes?

 

Where to stay

More than 7,224 bedrooms available within the city centre, from luxury to boutique, student accommodation to B&Bs.

4* hotels2,538 bedrooms
3* and under properties3,587 bedrooms
Other (student accommodation / home sharing)4,000 bedrooms

 

Venues

From city centre hotels to football stadiums, Liverpool has it all including a choice of two majestic cathedrals, academic centres of excellence, a dedicated exhibition and conference centre, plus a stunning riverfront with many unique and historic event spaces.

ACC Liverpool
St George’s Hall
Liverpool Cathedral
Titanic Hotel & Rum Warehouse
Liverpool Football Club

Incentives

Whatever the group size or goals, Liverpool prides itself on its ability to create original and engaging incentive programmes, designed to get the very best out of people.

The Beatles Story
The Anfield Football experience
The Cavern Club
Gin Lab experience
England’s ‘Golf Coast’
Knowsley Hall

Dining & social experiences

Hope Street Hotel
Liverpool Philharmonic Hall
Arts School Restaurant
National Museums Liverpool

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