The Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool (ACC Liverpool)
The Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool (ACC Liverpool) is a purpose built conference centre situated on the Albert Dock. It is the city’s landmark venue and plays a leading role in shining the spotlight on Liverpool.
The ACC is well located by land, air or sea with two international airports nearby and only 20 minutes from the UK motorway network. For further information on travelling here, please see our Accommodation and Travel page.
There is an ATM on site, and currency can be exchanged at Guest Relations in the main foyer.
How to reach the ACC?
Liverpool John Lennon Airport – 8.6 miles (approx. 20 minutes by car)
Manchester Airport – 35.8 miles (approx. 48 mins by car)
If you are arriving at Manchester Airport, the direct train to Liverpool Lime Street will be going to Liverpool South Parkway. However there is a direct coach to Liverpool One (which is minutes from the ACC) which takes under an hour. Find out more here: https://www.manchesterairport.co.uk/getting-to-and-from/liverpool
Just a short taxi- or bus-ride away from Liverpool Lime Street station, ACC Liverpool is just over two hours from London via direct train services. Regional and local rail connections bring us within easy reach of the North West and nearby regions. Liverpool Lime Street will be closed during Congress but Network Rail have arrange onward travel from Liverpool South Parkway and we recommend the 500 airport bus which will take you to Liverpool One, minutes from the ACC. Find out more about planning your journey.
From the north
Approaching from the north, leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool.
Follow to the end of the M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.
From the south
Approaching from the south, leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool.
At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for The Waterfront.
Car Parks: more information is available here