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 from 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 from 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 from 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 from 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 from 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.

For information on how to save money on trains to Liverpool, you can also visit this website: www.railcard.co.uk/cheap-train-tickets-to-liverpool

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 countries 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 believe that safety and enjoyment are equally important when studying with Liverpool School of English. It is therefore one of our terms and conditions of booking that you have adequate travel insurance in place before you travel with us.

Read more information here: www.lse.uk.net/travel-insurance/

Religion and Faith

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

Public Holidays

Christmas Holidays 2017/18: Close on 22nd December 2017 and re-open on 2nd January 2018

Good Friday: 30th March 2018

Easter Monday: 2nd April 2018

Early May Bank Holiday: 7th May 2018

Spring Bank Holiday: 28th May 2018

Summer Bank Holiday: 27th August 2018

Christmas Holidays 2018/19: Close on 21st December 2018 and re-open on 2nd January 2019