Liverpool was originally known for its imports and exports of sugar, spice, and tobacco. Today, it is know as the home of the Beatles and has 2 Premiership football teams, Liverpool FC and Everton FC. Liverpool was originally a port city and now has parts of it registered as World Heritage sites. With a car hire in Liverpool from Auto Europe you can explore this diverse city and the surrounding areas in comfort and style. Jump in your hire care and drive out of the city to experience the world famous Grand National horse race at Aintree. For more roadtrip ideas visit our golf inspired roadtrip page.
Driving in Liverpool is not great during rush hour. The centre itself is not large, probably better to park and walk than worry about driving.
Pay a visit to Auto Europe's driving information page to learn about traffic regulations in the UK.
The city has plenty of parking possibilities for you to choose from. Park on the waterfront and explore that part of the city, or park in the centre where you are right in the heart of Liverpool for shopping, restaurants, and theatres. The city council also offers on-street Pay and Display parking areas.
Liverpool sits on the River Mersey looking out onto the Irish Sea. It is located to the north-west of London by about 176 miles.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is about 8 miles south-east of the city. It is accessible via the motorways from both north and south.
Liverpool Airport (LPL)
Website: Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Telephone: 0871 521 8484
Liverpool has a good public transport system and is accessible by all.
Liverpool has two separate rail networks. The local metro runs in the centre of Liverpool and surrounding Birkenhead and is operated by Merseytravel. It has three lines with over 75 miles of track. In the city centre, there are 4 central stations located in the shopping and business area. Please check the website for more information: Merseytravel or call +44 (0) 151 227 5181. There are also mainline train services running from Lime Street station to the rest of England.
Bus and Tram/Trolley Buses
Local buses serve the city centre and surrounding areas. There are also long distance coaches operating from Norton Street Coach Station.