We get a number of questions relating to where we are and how to reach us at events every year, so in an effort to help you before you attend, we have listed some of them here for you to peruse before the event to make your visit as stress-free as possible!
WHERE IS THE EVENT BEING HELD?
The next Comic Con Liverpool will be held on 4-5 May 2024 at Exhibition Centre Liverpool, King's Dock, Port of Liverpool, 16 Monarchs Quay, Liverpool, L3 4FP, United Kingdom. Tel +44 (0)344 800 0400
GET TO US BY LAND, SEA OR AIR!
With excellent air links and rail and road networks, getting to Liverpool and the Exhibition Centre Liverpool from overseas or within the UK has never been easier!
TRAVELLING BY CAR
For sat nav, use the postcode L3 4FP
From the Wirral
From the Wirral, Wales and the M53, leave the M53 motorway at Junction 3 signposted Birkenhead and take the A552 for the Birkenhead (Queensway) Tunnel and Liverpool City Centre.
From the South
Approaching from the south, leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. Continue to the end of the M62 and follow signs for Liverpool City Centre, this will take you along Edge Lane. Follow signs for the Waterfront.
From the North
Approaching from the north, leave the M6 at junction 26, following signs for the M58 Liverpool. Drive to the end of M58 and then follow signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until you see signs for the Waterfront.
TRAVELLING BY BUS
Most Liverpool City centre-bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to Exhibition Centre Liverpool.
The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to ACC Liverpool.
CityLink Route C4 operates every 30 minutes on Mondays to Sundays, between 7am – 8pm. Merseytravel prepaid tickets and National Concessionary bus passes are all valid on this service.
You can also get a coach into Liverpool and transfer from the main city to the docks, find more information on coach travel at Trainline.
TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
Virgin Trains operates hourly, with direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street. This journey usually takes just over 2 hours. From Liverpool there are frequent and direct trains. Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
Exhibition Centre Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street through the city centre or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to Exhibition Centre Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, your ticket includes an underground journey across Liverpool to James Street station from Lime Street station.
Call Traveline Merseyside (+44) 871 2002233 for up to date information about your bus, train or ferry service. The Traveline is open from 8am – 8pm every day of the week. You can also visit Trainline for more train timetables from all over the UK and Europe.
TRAVELLING BY PLANE
A transfer or taxi from Liverpool John Lennon Airport (JLA) to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take roughly 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of Exhibition Centre Liverpool. If you prefer, we can arrange private transfers for you, contact us if this is an option you would like to look into.
Just 45 minutes’ away via the motorway network, Manchester Airport has an even more extensive network of flights, with long haul destinations including North America, Canada and Asia served with direct flights.
Below is a Google Map of the immediate area for your convenience, scroll in and out easily to find bus stops, road markings and the arena itself. If you are on a mobile device you can easily get directions to the venue on your screen by clicking on the "Directions" link just underneath the "COMIC CON LIVERPOOL" title on the map.