The Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LPL) is one of the busiest airports in the United Kingdom and is only seven miles from the city center. This airport is used not only for domestic flights to Liverpool but also by low-cost airlines for international flights. Cheap flights to Liverpool are available from many international countries. Current airfare to Liverpool and Liverpool flights information is available 24/7 online.
Airport facilities are in place for tourists arriving from local and international destinations. The National Express has regular services to Liverpool city center. There are many bus services and taxi companies operating from the airport. Airlink operates to the nearest stations.
Getting around is easy by train, which is run by Merseyrail, and the extensive bus service run by Merseytravel. The Mersey train network has underground stops in the city center and two main city center terminals: Liverpool One and Queen Square. Here you will find friendly staff to advise you on appropriate routes. Pre-paid Saveaway tickets offer tourists unlimited bus and train travel in Liverpool and the Merseyside area for a nominal price. Taxi cabs are also plentiful throughout the city.
Liverpool is very proud of its Beatles heritage. A visit to Liverpool will not be complete without a visit to Cavern Club where they used to play, and to Paul McCartney’s house where he and John Lennon first met. There are also many displays of various aspects of this popular pop group. Penny Lane and Strawberry Fields are all important Beatles sites.
Tourists should also check out the view of Liverpool from the height of the 101-meter tower of the Liverpool Cathedral. The World Museum Liverpool and Liverpool Football Club Museum, among others, are also very interesting to visit. Mini-buses are available for transport to Speke Hall, a Tudor house dating from 1530.
There are many shopping centers in Liverpool where all the high-street names are located. Liverpool One is situated in the center of the city and boasts 160 famous high-street brands. Outside the heart of the city many types of shops and markets can be found.
There are numerous restaurants and bistros to try out. For a leisurely dining experience try The Lower Place in Liverpool center or El Macho for Mexican food. There is no shortage of nightlife in Liverpool. For a little excitement, visit Leo Casino. The Cavern Club is one of Liverpool’s most famous nightspots, and the Camel Club is one of its liveliest.