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About Liverpool John Lennon Airport

The airport was built in 1933 to provide air transportation in Liverpool, the magnificent city in Northern England and is named after the lead vocalist of the Beatles group, John Lennon. As the number of passengers increased in the early 1940s, a passenger terminal, a control tower and two more hangars were built at the airport. John Lennon Airport was handed over to the British Royal Air Force during World War II and then after the war, normal civilian flights operations resumed. At John Lennon Airport, great construction works were initiated in 1986, to modernise the old buildings and service areas and the airport was restored to a contemporary appearance. Then in 1990 the airport was privatised. John Lennon Airport was one of the fastest growing airports in Europe in the 2000s and around five million passengers fly from John Lennon Airport every year.

Getting to the City Center from Liverpool John Lennon 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.  

Taxi

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.

Train

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.

Bus

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: 10 Jun 2019
Getting to Liverpool John Lennon Airport from the City Center

 

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is located 9 km from the city center. Since the airport is located in such close proximity to the city, it is easily accessible. The most preferred means of transportation is by taxi. The airport is also accessible by train, bus, and rental car.

Taxi

One of the most frequently used methods of transportation in the UK are taxis. Taxis also reflect the nostalgic atmosphere of the UK. Taxis are a great alternative since the airport is located in such close proximity to the city center. Taxis are a great option if you want to sit back and enjoy a pleasant drive to the airport.

Train

Britain has one of the world’s most advanced railway networks and is home to some of the most artistic train stations in the world. It is among one of the first countries in the world to use a railway network. The airport is easily accessible by train from the station located in the city center. Taking the train to the airport is a great way to enjoy the last part of your trip. Keep in mind that the airport isn’t directly accessible by train. However, there are regular bus services that operate between the station and the airport. Train stations that are in close proximity to the airport are the Liverpool South Parkway Rail Station and the Liverpool Lime Street Station.  

Car

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is accessible from almost anywhere in the city since it is connected to several motorways. The airport is located in close proximity to the M57, M62, and M56 motorways. You can comfortably get to the airport by using these roads and following the airport signposts.  

Airport Information

Liverpool John Lennon Airport features a duty free area where you can go shopping for a rich variety of products, from perfume, to alcohol and chocolate. You can also go shopping at designer stores like DKNY, Chanel, Lancôme, and Yves Saint Laurent. The airport offers passengers a variety of venues where they can buy gifts for their loved ones and find goods at affordable prices.

Passengers who want to get a bite to eat or something to drink can go to venues like Joe’s Coffee House and Caffee Ritazza. Those who want a quicker option or something to grab on their way to the plane can go to Subway or Burger King. 

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2019

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