Welcome to Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA), which is just an hour and a half away from Cumbria and has flights to over 60 destinations in the UK and across Europe, plus onward worldwide connections via Frankfurt, Dublin and Reykjavik
It is the award winning Faster, Easier, Friendlier Airport of choice for passengers from across the North West and is recognised for its relaxed, hassle free environment and best in class operational performance and is one of the UK’s best performing airports when it comes to flight punctuality. This is complimented by recent investments to improve passenger facilities and deliver an enhanced customer experience, with positive passenger feedback at an all time high and voted the Best UK Airport in the Which? 2022 UK Airport Survey.
Renowned for being the first airport in the UK to be named after an individual, LJLA pays homage to the legendary Liverpool-born musician, John Lennon. This unique tribute was unveiled in 2001 and the new terminal was inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth II in 2002, solidifying its place in aviation history.
Despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, Liverpool John Lennon Airport is making a strong recovery. With an expected annual passenger count surpassing 5 million by 2024, LJLA is set to regain its prominence as a key transport hub. Continually enhancing its connectivity, welcoming new airlines that provide global reach, bolstering the region's competitive edge. As LJLA paves the way for improved access to diverse passenger markets, it remains a vital gateway for the North West.
LJLA is also proud of the way it focuses on the needs of those passengers often deterred from travelling by air due to a range of disabilities, to make air travel for all passengers as relaxed and pleasant as possible.
Experience the seamless journey and vibrant possibilities that Liverpool John Lennon Airport offers as you embark on your next adventure.
Learn more about airport transfer services from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to the Lake District, Cumbria here.
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Liverpool John Lennon Airport is conveniently located close to the region’s motorway network with links to the M57, M62 and M56 motorways, providing good road access for passengers travelling from throughout the North West, North Wales and beyond.
For Sat-Nav users, the postcode to use for Liverpool John Lennon Airport is L24 1YD. However, the airport is very well signposted and drivers should follow the road signage to access the car parks and drop off areas.
To ensure you have plenty of time to reach the airport, drivers are encouraged to check their flight status, as well as the latest traffic and travel news before setting off on the journey to the airport.
Liverpool South Parkway is the closest rail station to Liverpool John Lennon Airport and is located approximately 3 miles from the airport itself. Transport is available between the airport and the rail station via the 80A and 86A bus services which operate up to every 20 mins. The station is also easily accessible from elsewhere in the country and has direct rail links to Warrington, Cheshire, Manchester, Yorkshire, East Midlands, West Midlands, East Anglia and connections to London Euston services at Runcorn or Crewe.
By Bus and Coach:
Arriva's 500 bus service is the fastest bus service to operate between the Airport and the City Centre. Running between the Airport and Liverpool city centre (including Great Charlotte Street for Lime Street Rail Station), buses operate every 30 minutes between 4am and Midnight every day.
National Express operate a number of services to and from Liverpool making travel by coach to Liverpool John Lennon Airport easy. Through tickets are available for use on Arriva bus services to and from the Airport via the Liverpool One bus Station giving easy access to the 500 Airport Express bus service as well as the 80A, 82A and 86A bus services that also go to the Airport.
Megabus also operate services to Liverpool One bus station from other parts of the UK, including Manchester, Birmingham and Cardiff.
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