Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Managed by Network Rail 

Liverpool Lime Street station
Lime Street
L1 1JD

Station facilities

  • Station seating facilities

    Station seating facilities

    Located on main concourse

  • Trolleys

    Trolleys Yes
  • Refreshments


    Various retail establishments are present on Liverpool Lime Street station to purchase refreshments.

  • ATM machine

  • Toilets


    Male and Female toilets located on the station concourse by Lord Nelson street entrance

  • Pay phone

    Pay phone Cards and Coins
  • Internet

    Public Wi-Fi Yes
  • Post box

  • Tourist information office

  • Shops


    Various retail establishments including Photo Booths to purchase items whilst in the station


Liverpool Lime Street

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Route planning around the station including maps and platforms

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Getting to and from the station

PlusBus ticketing available for this location. For details of ticket prices and bus information, click here.

Bicycle parking

Wheel Racks
Storage sheltered
Storage location
Alongside station entrance  
Storage spaces

There are 2 areas at Liverpool Lime Street station where you can lock up your bike, Lord Nelson Street and Skelhorne Street. They are the only 2 places you are permitted to leave your bike at the station.

Storage CCTV
PlusBike (cycle hire)
City Bike, 0151 374 2034
Car Park
Short stay car park located on Skelhorne Street & Long Stay Car Park located on Lord Nelson Street
Liverpool Lime Street station
Skelhorne Street Short Stay Car Park - L1 1JG
Lord Nelson Street Long Stay Car Park - L3 5QB
Web address

There is drop off point on the Skelhorne Street side of the station.

Car Parks are open 24 hours a day apart from: -

Christmas Day - 25th December

Boxing Day - 26th December

As there are 2 car parks at Liverpool Lime Street station please go to the APCOA website for current tariffs.

Opening hours
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Number of spaces
280  with 25 accessible spaces available

Skelhorne Street short stay car park: -

21 spaces plus 4 accessible spaces

Lord Nelson Street long stay car park: -

259 spaces plus 13 accessible spaces

Free of charge
CCTV Coverage
Onward travel information

'Arriva' and 'Stagecoach' operate a network of daily, frequent bus routes around the city and also to nearby towns. For route maps and timetables: and

Liverpool's main bus station (on Roe Street) is about 4 minutes walk from Lime Street station.

Not all buses are accessible

Buy a Liverpool PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket, for discount price unlimited bus travel around the city. More details at  


The station taxi rank is located at Skelhorne Street side of the station. There are two customer help points located for passengers requiring assistance.

Accessible taxis

Accessible taxis at Liverpool Lime Street station can be provided at the taxi rank. If you require a private accessible taxi please locate a member of the station staff and they will provide you with a local taxi firm company number.

Impaired mobility set down / pick up points available

Assistance is available to and from platforms


Liverpool Lime Street Station is just a short hop on the 10A and City Centre Circular (C4 and C5) buses to Liverpool ONE bus station. From there you can get the 500 Airport Flyer bus direct to LJLA. In the reverse direction Liverpool ONE bus station is just a short hop on any of the 86 bus services (86, 86A, 86C and 86D) to Elliot Street opposite Lime Street Station. 



This can be reached by using the Merseyrail from Liverpool Lime Street station.

Ticket buying and collection

Ticket Office
Opening hours
Sunday 07:15 - 23:05
Monday - Friday 05:00 - 23:38
Saturday 05:00 - 23:38

The travel centre which provides travel information is also located on the concourse


Ticket Office & Travel Centre on the station concourse

Height adjusted ticket office counter
Height adjusted ticket counter is available at this station
Induction loop
This office has an induction loop
Ticket machines
Accessible ticket machines
There are accessible ticket machines at this station
Accessible ticket machines note
There are eight accessible ticket machines at the station located on the station concourse.
Collection of pre-purchased tickets
Yes, from ticket machine
Smartcards issued
Smartcards top-up
Smartcards validators

Walrus cards and local Saveaway only. For more information Click here

Penalty fares
Penalty fares apply for Avanti West Coast East Midlands Railway London Northwestern Railway Merseyrail Northern TransPennine Express 

Staffing and general services

Information available from staff
Yes - from help point,Yes - from information point,Yes - from ticket office 
Information services - opening times
Monday - Friday 08:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 19:00
Sunday 10:00 - 19:00
Passenger Information Systems
Departure screens, Announcements, Arrival screens
Customer help points

There are two help points located on the Skelhorne Street side of the station with a direct line to contact station staff. There is also a call point near the entrance of the short stay car park.

Left luggage
Operated by Excess Baggage Company
Excess Baggage Company
0151 909 3697
Left Luggage - Baggage Storage (Lockers). Located on the main concourse. Mon - Thurs 07:00 - 21:00. Fri - Sun 07:00 - 23:00.
Lost Property
Excess Baggage Company
Monday - Friday 09:00 - 17:30
Excess Baggage Company
0330 024 0215
Located on the Main Concourse
Customer Services

Please see a member of staff or go to the Network Rail Station Reception on the main concourse; further to that you can contact Network Rail on 03457 11 41 41.

Ticket gates
Location for Rail Replacement Services

Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.


ATM Machine
First class Lounge

The First Class Lounge is located on the main concourse and is for First Class Avanti West Coast customers only.


First class Lounge opening hours
Monday - Friday 06:00 - 20:00
Saturday 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Pay phones
Pay phones type
Cards and Coins
Accessible public telephones

Situated on main concourse opposite Northern's Travel Centre

Public Wi-Fi

WiFi hot spots around Liverpool Lime Street station

Refreshment facilities

Various retail establishments are present on Liverpool Lime Street station to purchase refreshments.

Type of shops available

Various retail establishments including Photo Booths to purchase items whilst in the station

Toilets Location

Male and Female toilets located on the station concourse by Lord Nelson street entrance

Accessible toilets
Baby changing facilities
Baby changing facilities location
Female toilets 
National key toilets
National key toilets location

The National Key (RADAR) toilet is located next to the Male and Female toilets by the Lord Nelson Street entrance. If you do not have a key please locate a member of staff and they will provide you with one.

Waiting Rooms
Waiting rooms location

Located on main concourse

Waiting rooms opening hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 05:00 - 21:00
Sunday 07:00 - 21:00

Accessibility and mobility access

Helpline Contact
If you wish to book assistance but are not sure which train operator you are travelling with, you can call 0800 022 3720. On calling, you will be referred to the appropriate train operator.
Assisted travel

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here.

Helpline opening hours
Staff help available

Liverpool Lime Street Mobility Team are available: -

  • Monday - Saturday 07:00 - 22:00
  • Sunday 08:00 - 22:00


A mobility assistance vehicle is available - to book, or for help boarding and alighting your train, please contact your train operator, ideally 48 hours in advance.

Staff help available opening times
Monday - Sunday 24 Hours a Day
Ramp for train access
Step free access coverage
Step free access note
Wheelchairs available
Wheelchairs available open hours
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 24 Hours a Day

Station Map

Station plan

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