Venue and Travel
The ESPE Liverpool Meeting is taking place at the ACC Liverpool.
Port of Liverpool
Kings Dock St
Liverpool L3 4FP
About the ACC Liverpool:
Located on a UNESCO world-heritage waterfront location, Liverpool's event campus features Europe’s only interconnected arena, conference and exhibition centres, perfect for conferences, exhibitions and banquets.
Arrive by land, air, or sea. Two international airports, 20 minutes from the UK motorway network, and closer still to trains and ferries, ACC Liverpool is a venue that’s easy to reach.
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
ACC Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10-minute walk) or catch the CityLink bus which runs every 12 minutes as a circular service around the city centre and stops at both Liverpool Lime Street and ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street, inclusive in the cost of your ticket.
Less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport features charter and low-cost scheduled flights to a range of domestic, European and international destinations. All from the convenience and ease-of-access of a regional UK airport and an international airport at Manchester just 45 minutes away.
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five-minute walk of ACC Liverpool.
Walking and cycling
A number of cycle routes enable cyclists to easily get around Liverpool and visit ACC Liverpool by bicycle. You can find out more about the routes available from Liverpool City Council’s website. You can take your bike for free on ferries and trains in Merseyside; though remember it's busy in peak hours. Most stations have free, secure cycle storage too.
Citybike, run by Liverpool City Council, is the largest public bicycle scheme outside of London offering over 100 stations across the city centre. Tariff packages are available from £3 per day, and stations are available at ACC Liverpool as well as Lime Street and across the city centre and waterfront areas.
Walking in Liverpool city centre is an enjoyable experience, not least because it’s the best way to experience the life, architecture and friendly nature of its people. Pedestrianised areas around Liverpool ONE link to the wide Waterfront boulevard, the docks and ACC Liverpool.