Getting to Liverpool

The two closest airports to the school are Liverpool John Lennon Airport and Manchester Airport.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport:

Airlines

Destinations

Manchester Airport:

Airlines

Destinations

If you are flying into one of these airports there are several options to get from the airport to Liverpool city centre.

Transfer (Available for Liverpool and Manchester airports)

This is a simple and easy option for students new to Liverpool. If you book your transfer through us the driver will meet you at the airport and be holding a sign for The Liverpool School of English. They will take you directly to your residence or homestay. Please see the price list for information on the last page. You can book this service on your registration form.

Taxi (Available for Liverpool and Manchester airports)

Taxis from both airports are easily available. Prices vary depending on the time of day, location and taxi firm.

Liverpool Airport – accommodation: Approximately £15 – £35

Manchester Airport – accommodation: Approximately £40 – £60

Bus (Available for Liverpool airport)

The Airport 500 bus from Liverpool Airport to Liverpool city centre runs often and the costs about £3-4. Click here for further information from the Arriva bus company website.

Train (Available for Manchester airport)

There are regular trains that take 50-90 minutes. For timetables and ticket costs please click here for further information from the National Rail website. You should search for a train from Manchester Airport to Liverpool Lime Street station.

Coach (Available for Manchester airport)

You can also take a National Express coach to Liverpool City Centre. There is a coach directly from Manchester Airport and you can also find European connections and services from other UK airports. When looking for a coach from Manchester Airport make sure to use the word ‘airport’ so that you bring up the correct search.

Flying into the South of England and Travelling to Liverpool

The major airports in the South of England are Heathrow and Gatwick. Low-cost airlines fly into Stansted. Please follow the links below for further information on these airports.

Gatwick 

Heathrow

Stanstead

You can either take a domestic flight from the airport to Liverpool or you can travel on the London Underground to London Euston train station. From there you can get a train to Liverpool Lime Street in 2 hours and 20 minutes.

To plan your tube journey on the London Underground to Euston please click here.

To plan your train to Liverpool please click here.

Visas

If you are from a country outside of the European Economic Area or Switzerland, you may need a visa to study in the UK. These links will help you find out what type of visa you will need.

 Short-Term Study Visa (Up To 6 Months)

  • For courses that are less than 6 months long
  • For students aged 18+
  • You are unable to work on this visa
  • If you need to extend you need to return home and apply for a new visa
  • You are unable to bring your spouse or children with you
  • Students from visa national companies need to apply for their visa in their own country before coming to the UK
  • Students from non-visa national countries can apply on entry to the country (at the airport, for example) with their passport and the school’s offer letter.

Short-Term Study Visa (Up To 11 Months)

  • For courses that are between 6 and 11 months long
  • For students aged 18+
  • You are unable to work on this visa
  • If you need to extend you need to return home and apply for a new visa
  • You are unable to bring your spouse or children with you
  • You need to apply for this visa in your own country before coming to the UK

Short-Term Study (Child) Visas (Up To 6 Months)

  • For courses that are less than 6 months long
  • For students under 18
  • You are unable to work on this visa
  • If you need to extend you need to return home and apply for a new visa
  • Students from visa national companies need to apply for their visa in their own country before coming to the UK
  • Students from non-visa national countries can apply on entry to the country (at the airport, for example) with their passport and the school’s offer letter.
  • The parent must be able to show that there are suitable plans for the child for travel, arrival, and care throughout their stay
  • If the child is unaccompanied they will need to have:
  • A letter to show on arrival that states that the parent has authorised them to travel here alone to study along with their address and landline telephone number.
  • A letter from the school with course information and their address whilst in the UK.

For more information on visas for the UK click here.

Insurance

We have partnered with Endsleigh to develop a bespoke insurance policy that is specifically designed for you whilst studying with us. We are working together to ensure you have adequate insurance for your course whilst in the UK and to provide complete peace of mind. As a student of The Liverpool School of English we would always recommend you purchase adequate and fit for purpose insurance. Unlike many policies, this one covers the cost of your course if you were unable to continue with your studies.

The International Student Policy covers the following:

  • If you are taken ill or have an accident Endsleigh will pay your emergency medical bills and hospital costs.
  • The cost of bringing a close relative to visit you following a medical emergency
  • Emergency dental treatment for the immediate relief of pain Cancellation
  • If you cancel the course prior to arrival due to an accident, illness or sickness you will be able to claim back the costs of the course. Baggage Cover
  • You will be reimbursed if your luggage is lost, stolen or accidentally damaged Course Fee Cover
  • Our course fees cover serves to protect you in the event of cancellation of your course due to accident or sickness where we will reimburse the prepaid fees to you.
  • If there are contractually outstanding fee payments that you have not paid then Endsleigh will reimburse Liverpool School of English for the cost of these fees.
  • Cover for sickness or illness of a close relative which leads to the cancellation or cutting short your course

Travel Insurance Important Information

Travel Insurance Policy

Religion and Faith

We have a prayer room which is open to people of all faiths for prayer, meditation, reading and contemplation.

Places of Worship and Religious Organisations

The Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral

Cathedral House, Mt Pleasant,

Liverpool L3 5TQ

0151 709 9222

The Anglican Cathedral

St James Mt, Liverpool L1 7AZ

0151 709 6271

Liverpool Muslim Institute

8 Brougham Terrace,

Liverpool, L6 1AE

0151 734 1222

The Liverpool Muslim Society Al

Rahma Masjid

29-31 Hatherley street,

Liverpool, L8 2TJ

0151 709 2560

Al Ghazali Multi Cultural Centre

35 Earle Road, Liverpool,

L7 6HD, UK

0151 734 3843

Liverpool Arabic Centre

Tiber enterprise facilities,

Tiber street site, Lodge Lane,

Liverpool L8 0TP

0151 734 0550

Hindu Cultural Organisation Liverpool

253 Edge Lane, Liverpool, L7 2PH

0151 263 7965

Liverpool Buddhist Centre

66 Rodney St, Liverpool, L1 9AF

0161 281 291

Princes Road Synagogue

Liverpool Old Hebrew Congregation,

Princes Road, Liverpool, L8 1TG

0151 709 3431

Harold House Jewish

Community Centre

King David Campus, Childwall Road,

Liverpool L15 6WU

0151 235 1587