Getting to your Open Day
Where you need to go depends on the subject you would like to study.
If you are interested in subjects relating to engineering, technology, science or health, please head to the City Campus on Byrom Street.
if you are interested in subjects relating to arts, business, and law, please head to the John Lennon Art and Design Building, which can be found on the Mount Pleasant Campus.
For subjects relating to education, leisure and food, please head to the IM Marsh Campus, which is based in Aigburth.
You will find details in your Open Day Planner (sample) and directions and travel advice below.
Travelling to Byrom Street Campus
Get Directions to Byrom Street (Google Maps will open in a new window). The Byrom Street Campus is just a few minutes walk from Liverpool City Centre, located close to the World Museum and Central Library.
Travelling to the John Lennon Art and Design Building
John Lennon Art and Design Building
Get directions to the John Lennon Art and Design Building (Google maps will open in a new window). The building is adjacent to the Metropolitan Cathedral and can be entered from Brownlow Hill or from Mount Pleasant.
Travelling to the IM Marsh Campus
IM Marsh Campus
Barkhill Road, L17 6BD
Get directions to the IM Marsh Campus (Google maps will open in a new window). The IM Marsh Campus is located in Aigburth, a leafy suburb of Liverpool approximately 15 minutes by car from the City Centre.
During an LJMU Open Day shuttle buses will be available to take visitors to/from the City Centre where you will be able to attend finance talks, collect course information and visit student accommodation.
You can view the IM Marsh Travel guide here.
There is limited parking available at the IM Marsh Campus and also some residential parking available (Saturday Open Day only). Please be aware that there is a residents-only parking scheme in operation within the immediate area midweek.
If travelling by car, then you also have the option to park in the City Centre and register at the John Lennon Art & Design Building. A free shuttle bus will be available to take you to IM Marsh for a tour of the facilities and subject specific talk. Check the Open Day Guide for times and specifics.
General travel advice
As with any trip, it's really important that you plan your journey in advance and take into account any disruption to roads, buses, or rail. Local updates can be found on the Merseytravel website.
Mount Pleasant Campus
While there is no onsite parking at the University, there are plenty of car parking* options in the immediate area within easy walking distance. The closest multi-storey car park is located on Mount Pleasant.
Onsite parking is for permit holders only. Visit the links below to find the most convenient car parking* options within the area.
Barkhill Road, L17 6BD
There is no parking available at the IM Marsh Campus. Please be aware that there is a residents only parking scheme in operation within the immediate vicinity mid-week.
Full directions to IM Marsh can be found in the ‘Travelling to IM Marsh Campus’ section of this page.
Visit www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park or http://liverpool.gov.uk/parking-travel-and-roads/council-car-parks/ for full details of city car parking facilities.
*Please make sure to check the closing time for any car parks you are thinking of using on the day.
There is limited disabled parking on site. If you require additional support including parking please call 0151 231 5090.
Arriving by road
From the M62: at the end of the motorway continue straight ahead onto Edge Lane (A5080 then A5047) and follow signs for Liverpool City Centre and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
The John Lennon Art and Design Building is just a ten-minute walk away from the nearest mainline station at Lime Street. Take the main exit and turn left into Lime Street. Then turn left again at the Britannia Adelphi Hotel and continue up Brownlow Hill towards the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral.
National Rail Enquiries:
+44 (0)8457 484 950
The National Express Coach Station is located at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Liverpool L1 8LB, in the heart of Liverpool's city centre.
If you're headed to the John Lennon Art & Design Building, it's best to walk up Hanover Street and onto Ranelagh Street before veering right on Brownlow Hill until you reach Mount Pleasant. The building is adjacent to the Metropolitan Cathedral.
For Byrom Street, proceed via Paradise Street (retail area), onto Whitechapel and continue past St George's Hall/St.John's Gardens. Our Byrom Street Campus can be accessed via the fly-over.
National Express Coaches:
+44 (0)871 781 8181
Mersey Ferries operates services between Pier Head and Birkenhead/Wallasey on the Wirral. You can also sail between Liverpool and Belfast and the Isle of Man. Once in Liverpool, follow signs for the Metropolitan Catholic Cathedral, or for Lime Street Station, then follow directions to the university from the station, as listed above.
0151 639 0609 (UK only)
Public transport advice
Merseyside has a comprehensive public transport network serving Liverpool city centre and the surrounding area. Public transport options include buses, trains and the famous Mersey Ferries and are a great way of getting around locally and seeing more of the wider region.
For ticketing, timetables and a route planner go to www.merseytravel.gov.uk or call Traveline on 0871 200 2230.