ACC Liverpool is located at the heart of Liverpool city centre on the world famous waterfront. The central location means that all local amenities are within walking distance of the venue.

Join us in Liverpool for our National Conference

Venue address

Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool
Kings Dock, 
Liverpool Waterfront, 
Liverpool, Merseyside L3 4FP

Accommodation service

Preferential rates for accommodation for conference delegates can be booked via the Compleat Conference website.

Travelling to the venue


ACC Liverpool is a 20 minute walk or a short taxi ride from Liverpool Lime Street Station. Virgin trains operate hourly direct services from London Euston to Lime Street station. London Midland TrainsFirst Transpennine Express and Northern Rail also run routes into Liverpool from all major UK cities.

At Lime Street, you can also transfer onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street Station (from which it is a 10 minute walk to ACC) or catch the CityLink bus which runs every 12 minutes as a circular service around the city centre and stops at ACC Liverpool.

The best fares for Virgin are on the Virgin Trains website, with advance booking prices and no fees. The further in advance you book, the more you save (up to 12 weeks in advance). For three to nine passengers travelling together Virgin offer 20% discount off Advance Fares booked through their website – for more information go to the Virgin Trains website

For National Rail enquiries call 0845 748 4950. Train tickets can be booked through


ACC Liverpool is less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road. 

From the Wirral and Wales, leave the M53 motorway at Junction 3, signposted Birkenhead, and follow the A552 for the Birkenhead (Queensway) Tunnel and Liverpool City Centre.

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. 

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.


The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is adjacent to ACC Liverpool and has 1,600 secure, covered spaces. There are plenty of parking alternatives within five minutes’ walk. For more information visit the ACC website

Discounted parking will be available for conference attendees. The joining instructions, which will be issued in advance of conference, will provide more detailed information.


National Express operates coaches between many major cities and Liverpool Coach Station.


Liverpool John Lennon Airport is approximately 20 minutes away from the venue by taxi. Alternately, the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five-minute walk of ACC Liverpool. EasyJetRyanair and Flybe operate flights to and from various locations. Visit their websites for further information.

Manchester Airport is also just 45 minutes away via the motorway network and just over an hour by train to Liverpool Lime Street Station.


There is no shortage of taxis in Liverpool. Simply hail a black taxi or call one of the trusted local companies, including ComCab (telephone: 0151 298 2222).

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