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Liverpool South Parkway Rail Station

Liverpool South Parkway is the closest rail station to Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and is located approximately 3 miles from the airport itself. Transport is available between the airport and the rail station via regular bus services. The station is also easily accessible from elsewhere in the country and has efficient links to Cheshire, Manchester, Yorkshire, the North East, East Midlands, West Midlands and connections to London Euston services at Runcorn or Crewe. The recent opening of the Halton Curve line has also greatly improved public transport access between the airport, North West Cheshire and North Wales. 

The following train operators all have services operating to/from Liverpool South Parkway:


TransPennine Express 

London Northwestern Railway 


East Midlands Trains

TfW Rail


For more information about Liverpool South Parkway, please click here

Regular Arriva buses operate between the Airport and Liverpool South Parkway. The 500 (express) operates every 30 minutes, with the  80A and 86A operating up to every 20 mins ensuring regular departures between the Airport and the rail interchange. The 86A now operates 24 hours a day. For bus timetables, please click here.

Alternatively there are many reputable taxi services locally that can also service the same journey.

Liverpool Lime Street Station

Liverpool Lime Street Station is located 7 miles from Liverpool John Lennon Airport and has great connections to all of the UK's main rail networks and connections onwards to the airport.

Rail connections are available from Liverpool Lime Street Station to Liverpool South Parkway with onward bus connections to the Airport.

Alternatively take the 10A bus service to Liverpool ONE bus station from near to Lime Street station. From there you can get the 500 Airport Flyer bus direct to LJLA.

You can also reach Liverpool Lime Street from the Airport by taxi.


Hunts Cross Rail Station

Regular Arriva bus services 89 and 81A operate between Hunts Cross Rail Station and Liverpool John Lennon Airport.

Liverpool Central Rail Station

Liverpool Central train station is in the heart of the city centre with Merseyrail service to Liverpool South Parkway and onward bus connections to the Airport.

We have all the information you need to plan your trip but before you travel, it's important to check the status of your flight here

Through Ticketing

To make your journey to the airport even more seamless we have worked with partners to introduce new through tickets.

  • Rail Network: Through “add on” tickets are available to Liverpool John Lennon Airport from anywhere on the rail network via Liverpool South Parkway and the 500, 80A and 86A bus services. So remember to select this option when purchasing your train ticket online or just ask at your local rail station when purchasing your train ticket.

At The Airport

If you are arriving at Liverpool John Lennon Airport via public transport you might want to allow extra time to enjoy the various shops, bars and restaurants on the concourse once you are through security. You could book a Fast Track security ticket to avoid the queues or even treat yourself to a pass for our exclusive Aspire premium.

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