Travelling to your Open Day

The information on this page is relevant to on-campus events. Please check our Open Days section to keep an eye out for updates on the events we have on offer.

LJMU has two campus, both of which are located in Liverpool city centre. For Open Days, Registration points will be listed in the Open Day planner. Directions and travel advice can be found below:

LJMU has two campus, both of which are located in Liverpool city centre. For Open Days, Registration points will be listed in the Open Day planner. Directions and travel advice can be found below:

Travelling to City Campus

City Campus
L3 3AF

Lime Street Station to City Campus:

Walking route to City Campus

Get Directions to City Campus (Google Maps will open in a new window). The City Campus is just a few minutes walk from Liverpool City Centre, located close to the World Museum and Central Library.

Travelling to Mount Pleasant Campus

Mount Pleasant Campus
Copperas Hill
L3 5GE

Lime Street Station to the Mount Pleasant Campus:

Mount Pleasant walking map

Get directions to the Mount Pleasant Campus (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.


Visit, or for full details of city car parking facilities.

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. There is a car park located on Mount Pleasant and on Brownlow Hill.

City Campus

Onsite parking is for permit holders only. Visit the links above to find the most convenient car parking* options within the area.

The NCP car parks on Pall Mall and Moorfields and the council car park on Fontenoy Street is a short walk from our City Campus.

*Please make sure to check the closing time for any car parks you are thinking of using on the day.

Disabled students

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.

Concerned about road works impacting on your journey? See updates on the latest building works taking place in Liverpool


Both the Mount Pleasant Campus and the City Campus are within walking distance from Liverpool Lime Street. There will be staff/student helpers on hand.

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

National Rail Enquiries+44 (0)8457 484 950


The 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 Mount Pleasant Campus, it's best to walk up Hanover Street, onto Ranelagh Street and up Brownlow Hill. For our City Campus, proceed via Paradise Street (retail area) and onto Whitechapel. Continue past St George's Hall/St.John's Gardens for our buildings on Byrom Street or turn left up Old Haymarket and then up Hatton Garden for the Tithebarn Building.

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.

Mersey Ferries: 0151 639 0609 (UK only)



If you're flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport, there are plenty of bus routes available. The 500 bus service travels between Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Liverpool ONE bus station, which is located in the heart of the city centre.

Alternatively, for a shorter walk to our university buildings, you can catch a bus to Liverpool South Parkway station and arrive into Liverpool Lime Street station by rail.

Travelling from Manchester Airport is just as easy with both train and coach options.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport Customer Assistance: +44 (0) 871 521 8484

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 the mersey travel website or call Traveline on 0871 200 2230.