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Travelling to Liverpool

The congress takes place at the consistently top rated ACC Liverpool conference centre on the Mersey waterfront which has been voted best UK conference centre for 6 years running.

Congress Venue 

ACC Liverpool
Kings Dock,
Liverpool Waterfront,
L3 4FP


Liverpool is home to the Beatles, Premier league football and Alder Hey Children’s Hospital, so expect world class speakers, scientific presentations and entertainment.


Our Headquarters hotel will be the Pullman, just 30 seconds from the ACC - please visit our hotels page for further information.

By Air

Access and Connectivity - With two international airports on our doorstep and just over two hours from central London, it’s never been easier to travel to Liverpool. View access routes here:

  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport – 8.6 miles (approx. 20 minutes by car)

  • Manchester Airport – 35.8 miles (approx. 48 mins by car)

500 Airport Flyer Bus Service

This bus service is half-hourly, fast and a budget friendly way to get to and from John Lennon Airport to Liverpool One which is a 5 minutes walk from the ACC. You can pay when you board the bus – the fare is £2.30 one way. View the timetable


Manchester Airport

If you are arriving at Manchester Airport,  the direct train to Liverpool Lime Street will be going to Liverpool South Parkway. However there is a direct coach to Liverpool One (which is minutes from the ACC) which takes under an hour. Find out more here:


By Train

Just a short taxi- or bus-ride away from Liverpool Lime Street station, ACC Liverpool is just over two hours from London via direct train services. Regional and local rail connections bring us within easy reach of the North West and nearby regions. 


Virgin Trains Services - find out about journey times from London, fares and services available when travelling with Virgin Trains here:


By Car

From the north

Approaching from the north, leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool.

Follow to the end of the M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.


From the south

Approaching from the south, leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool.

At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for The Waterfront.


Car Parking

Most of the hotels offer parking and this is discounted if you are staying at the hotel.

Further information about parking at the Liverpool ACC is available here:

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