Travel directions to Liverpool Airport

On this page you can plan your trip to Liverpool Airport. Here you can also find other useful tips about travelling through United Kingdom by car.

Address information

Liverpool Airport

Carlyle House, Lower Ground Floor
235-237 Vauxhall Bridge Road

Traffic Information:

Liverpool “John Lennon” Airport is located 8.5 miles (13.7km) south-east of Liverpool city centre and has 1 terminal. The terminal's closest main roads are the M57 and M62.

Traveling to John Lennon airport is easy, once you leave the M57 or M62 it is just a short drive to the airport via the A5300 and A562/A561. We advise you to follow the road signs to the airport. Please choose a specific parking at the top of the page to get driving directions to the Liverpool airport parking you have booked with.

If you’re using satnav the postcodes are:
Main Terminal: L24 1YD

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Under normal weather conditions you can expect the following travel times:

Liverpool -> Liverpool Airport (LPL) 8.5 miles / 0:18 hours
Manchester -> Liverpool Airport (LPL) 33.4 miles / 0:45 hours
Preston -> Liverpool Airport (LPL) 45.7 miles / 0:50 hours
Birmingham -> Liverpool Airport (LPL) 115 miles / 1:40 hours

On the road information:

Before you leave we advise you to make sure your car is in good condition. You can check this by making sure your tire pressure is good, you have enough engine oil, coolant and that all your lights are working correctly.


Always check your fuel before you leave. The pressure of getting to the airport on time is enough. You don’t need to be spending time at the gas station. Should you need to refill your car, petrol stations can be found alongside the main roads. Please do keep in mind that LPG is not available at every petrol station.

Roadside assistance

Should you get into car trouble, roadside assistance is always there to help you. To make sure help gets to you as soon as possible it is advised to have the phone number of your assistance company in your phone or in your car.

Maximum Speed

The maximum speed limits near Liverpool airport are: 30 mph in Built-up areas, 60mph at Single carriageway/Single-track roads and 70mph at Motorway/Dual carriageways.

Be mindful of any road & motorway construction that might be happening around Liverpool airport.

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