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COVID19 – Latest Information:

Public transport to and from Liverpool John Lennon Airport continues to be affected by the measures in place to combat the spread of the coronavirus. As a consequence, bus and rail operations are subject to change at short notice with various timetable changes in place.

Whilst information on this page relates to coach services in operation before the coronavirus pandemic, it highlights example coach services to Liverpool and the relevant operator.

Passengers are advised to carefully consider how to travel to the Airport and to check directly with bus, coach and rail operators for the latest service information.

Merseytravel have launched a ‘Re Think Travel’ campaign asking everyone to rethink how they travel at this time, considering if journeys are essential and, if so, when and by what means people travel as although transport services are running capacity is limited.

Important information about transport services across the Liverpool City Region is provided, with Travel Demand Management messages and signposting customers to more detailed service information and timetables for bus, rail, ferry and tunnel services. Click here for the latest information.


Coach services

Travelling by coach to Liverpool John Lennon Airport couldn’t be easier, connecting with regular bus services to and from the Airport via the Liverpool One Coach Station which is located parallel to the bus station giving you easy access to the 500, 80A and 86A bus services that go to the Airport.

Popular routes with National Express coaches to Liverpool One Coach Station: click here

Birmingham to Liverpool: 2hrs 45 minutes (average)

Leeds to Liverpool: 2hrs 45 minutes (average)

London to Liverpool: 6hrs (average)

Manchester to Liverpool: 1hr10mins (average)

Buses from Liverpool One to Liverpool John Lennon Airport: Bus times and routes

500 – Journey time: 35 minutes – Frequency: 30 mins (Monday to Sunday)

80A – Journey time: 52 minutes – Frequency: 20/30 mins (Monday to Sunday)

86A – Journey time: 53 minutes – Frequency: 12/15 mins (Monday to Sunday) – 24hrs


Are you a coach operator interested in dropping off and picking up passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport?

There is a charge of £5 for a coach to pick passengers up. The designated coach pick up point is on the terminal front, this can be reached by taking a left hand turn approximately 200 yards before the main airport roundabout following signs for ‘Coaches and Buses’, carry on along this road until you reach the first right hand turning, again signposted ‘Coaches and Buses’ and ‘RVP’. Take this turn and then take the first right which will lead to a barrier, there are two intercoms on the column the driver will need to press the top intercom to speak to Airport Control who will raise the barrier and provide further direction from there. A security guard will meet the driver to take payment.

Directions to LJLA

Coming to Liverpool John Lennon Airport? Click here to help plan your journey.

Car Park Entrance

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Pre-book official, onsite car parking through Liverpool John Lennon Airport and you'll not only receive the best rates guaranteed but also up to 70% off the walk up rates.

Customer Service

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World Duty Free - At the Airport - Liverpool John Lennon Airport

At the Airport

From fragrances in World Duty Free, currency at Travelex, to a bite to eat at the Kissing Gate- you'll be spoilt for choice for shopping at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.