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Liverpool Airport

General information

The city of the world famous rock band The Beatles and football clubs Liverpool FC and Everton FC has its own airport south of the city. Liverpool Airport is named after one of the band members (John Lennon) of The Beatles. It is an important base for airlines easyJet and Ryanair. Directly opposite the airport terminal you will find Hampton by Hilton Hotel Liverpool John Lennon Airport.


Where is Liverpool Airport situated?

The airport is south of the city centre and accessible via the M57, M62 and M56 motorways. If you want to get to the airport from the city of Liverpool you can travel via the A561 or A562. Liverpool Airport is easier to access since the opening of the new Mersey Gateway Bridge, a toll road (£ 2.00) between Runcorn and Widnes.

How many terminals does Liverpool Airport have?

Liverpool Airport has a modern terminal north of the runway. In the terminal you will find the Arrivals hall on the right and 45 check-in desks on the left. The security check (Departures) is located on the first floor, accessible via elevators and stairs on the left. Be aware, after the security check you will have to walk for a minimum of 10 minutes to the boarding gates via shops, bars and restaurants.

Airport Map

Nearby airports

A good alternative for flying to or from Liverpool Airport are the following airports, sorted by distance from the airport. You can also take a look at the complete list of airports in United Kingdom.

Airport Distance
Manchester Airport 39km
Leeds Bradford Airport 98km
East Midlands Airport 116km
Birmingham Airport 123km
Doncaster Sheffield Airport 123km
Humberside Airport 168km



The distance from Liverpool Airport to the centre of Liverpool is 14 kilometres. By car, it takes 25 minutes to get to the centre of Liverpool.

From LPL Airport to Liverpool City centre by Car
14 km
25 min

Travel by car

Public transport

It is possible to travel to and from Liverpool Airport by public transport. If you opt for public transport to and from Liverpool Airport you can travel by bus. Visit the Liverpool Airport transportation page for the possibilities.

Public transport

Taxi transfer

A taxi is the quickest and most comfortable way to get to and from Liverpool Airport. The price for a taxi ride from the airport to the centre of Liverpool is about £ 20.-. Book your taxi at Liverpool Airport and discover the comfort of pre-booked taxis.

From LPL Airport to Liverpool City centre by Taxi
14 km
25 min
£ 20.-

Book a taxi

Car rental

At Liverpool Airport you can rent a car from car rental companies Alamo (Enterprise Holdings), Avis, Budget, Europcar, National (Enterprise Holdings), Enterprise, Hertz and local providers. It is most convenient to find and book a car well in advance. By doing so, you can save money and time at the airport.

Airport parking

Liverpool Airport offers various official parking options, from premium to low cost. In addition, alternative parking options are available near the airport. If you want to park as cheaply as possible, it's wise to book online!

Book your parking space

At the airport

Do you want more information about facilities, currency exchange, services, free Wi-Fi, lounges, etc. at Liverpool Airport? Check our at the airport page for a complete overview of all facilities and services at Liverpool Airport.



Departures and arrivals

Looking for departure times and/or arrival times? Find the latest flight status information for flights departing from and arriving at Liverpool Airport.

Flight tickets

Looking for a cheap flight? Use our flight search engine to find and book cheap flights from and to the airport.

Which airlines fly from and to Liverpool Airport?

We offer you a list of airlines at Liverpool Airport. The main airlines at the airport are:

  • easyJet
  • Ryanair
  • Wizz Air
  • Blue Air
  • Loganair


Hotels near the airport

Looking for the best hotels near Liverpool Airport? We have selected the best hotels near the airport in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


Hampton by Hilton Liverpool John Lennon Airport, Speke

This stylish hotel is directly opposite Liverpool John Lennon Airport with easy access to the terminal. It has free Wi-Fi and modern air-conditioned rooms with a flat-screen TV.


Crowne Plaza Liverpool - John Lennon Airport, an IHG Hotel, Liverpool

This 4-star, Art Deco-styled former airport terminal is just 1 mile from John Lennon Airport. Visited by The Beatles in the 1960s and with a vintage aircraft stationed outside, it offers spacious and elegant luxury rooms.


Liverpool Airport Rooms, Speke

Located just 6 km from 20 Forthlin Road, Liverpool Airport Rooms provides accommodation in Speke with access to a shared lounge, a garden, as well as a shared kitchen. With garden views, this accommodation offers a patio.

Hotels in Liverpool

Looking for the best hotels in Liverpool? We have selected the best hotels in the city in different price ranges. Take a look at our accommodations page for more information.


The Resident Liverpool, Liverpool

Set in an historical industrial building, the hotel offers modern rooms with kitchenettes. With free Wi-Fi and HD TVs, the hotel is located in the vibrant RopeWalks district.


Leonardo Hotel Liverpool - formerly Jurys Inn, Liverpool

Situated in Kings Waterfront, next to the Albert Dock and directly opposite the Echo Arena and ACC Liverpool, Leonardo Hotel Liverpool is also a 5-minute walk into the city centre. The property also offers free Wi-Fi access.


Pullman Liverpool, Liverpool

Pullman Liverpool Hotel offers accommodation overlooking the waterfront in Kings Dock, Liverpool. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant and bar, and free WiFi is available throughout the hotel.

Things to do

It is possible to book tickets, activities and tours in the city and near Liverpool Airport. You can avoid queues and save money by buying your tickets online. Planning a trip and wondering what to do, we give you some inspiration!


Liverpool: The Beatles Story Ticket

Take an immersive journey through the lives, times, and music of The Beatles. Discover the Fab Four’s story through recreations of key locations and moments from the band’s career in the largest permanent exhibition purely devoted to the band.


The Dark Side of Liverpool: 1.5-Hour Ghost History Tour

Discover Liverpool’s most famous ghosts, hear its most grisly stories, and be taken on a journey that ends at the awe-inspiring Gothic Anglican Cathedral on this unique 1.5-hour historical ghost tour through the city's colorful cultural quarter.

Tour & transport

Liverpool: Liverpool Football Club Museum and Stadium Tour

Go behind the scenes inside the iconic Anfield Stadium with entry to the club’s interactive museum, The Liverpool FC Story, and all 6 European cups.


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