The Arena Convention Centre
Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront
On the banks of the River Mersey at the heart of the Liverpool’s iconic waterfront, ACC Liverpool is a world-class facility in a unique setting. The venue is an interconnected arena, convention and exhibition centre which plays a leading role in shining a spotlight on Liverpool. Since its opening in 2008 the ACC has successfully staged a wide array of national and international events, from shows to conventions, business gatherings to showcase exhibitions.
How to get there
From Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is eight miles from the city and is best reached by taxi or the express bus, directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal.
The service is Arriva – Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Liverpool.
The Arriva 500 bus service is now the fastest bus service to operate between the Airport and the city centre (Liverpool ONE Bus Station, adjacent to ACC with just a 5-minute walk from ACC.). 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. You can also get buses 86A*, 82A and 80A* to Liverpool city centre.
For more information on how to get to and from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, visit their website .
From Manchester Airport
If you head to the train station, within the airport, there is the option of getting to Liverpool by train or coach (National Express services).
National Express provides a regular bus service every day from Manchester Airport to Liverpool coach station next to Liverpool ONE, adjacent to ACC with just a 5-minute walk from ACC.
For more information on how to get to and from Manchester Airport, please visit their website.
ACC Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street train station onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10-minute walk) or catch the CityLink bus which runs every 12 minutes as a circular service around the city centre and stops at both Liverpool Lime Street and ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street, inclusive in the cost of your ticket. Regional and local rail connections bring us within easy reach of the North West and nearby regions.
Ring Traveline on 0151 236 7676 for up-to-date information about your bus, train or ferry service. The Traveline is open from 8am – 8pm every day of the week.
Sign up to ride or download the Uber app, available on apple and android. Alternatively, you can call a local taxi company and request a taxi.
Taxi services across liverpool:
Excel: Call +44 (0)151 728 8888 or visit www.excelprivatehire.co.uk
Alpha Taxis: Call +44 (0)151 722 888 or visit www.alpha-taxi.co.uk
Comcab Liverpool: Call +44 (0)151 298 2222 or visit www.comcab-liverpool.co.uk
If you travel by car, you will have exclusive access to a parking discount at Q-Park through their website.
Discount code: MEETLIV10
We are pleased to provide you with a free accommodation booking service through Liverpool Convention Bureau. This is a flexible service which allows you to book accommodation to suit your needs and budget. Special rates have been negotiated at a number of hotels close to the conference venue.
For more information, details and locations of hotels and to make a booking, please visit
Rooms and rates are guaranteed until mid-July 2022 and we recommend to book accommodation early. After this date it may not be possible to book rooms at these rates for these hotels.
If you wish to make a group booking, or you are experiencing any difficulties in completing your booking online, please contact the Liverpool Convention Bureau team at email@example.com or on 00 44 (0) 151 233 5933.
These exclusive rates are only available when booked via Liverpool Convention Bureau.
VISA and travelling
Delegates originating from certain countries will require a visa in order to visit Liverpool. If you need to obtain a visa and would like us to provide you with a visa support letter for your application, please select the appropriate button when completing your registration form.
In order for us to issue you with a visa letter you will need to provide us with your passport information.
Information about visas for international travel to the conference is available at Visa to the United Kingdom.
REQUESTS FOR INTERNAL PROCESS INVITATION LETTERS
For individuals who are required to secure funding to travel from their laboratory, an official LINAC 2022 letter of invitation request can be made by contacting Linac2022@stfc.ac.uk.