Directions and Parking
The easiest way to reach Aintree is by train. The nearest mainline station to Aintree is Liverpool Lime Street. Liverpool Central Station is just a short walk from Lime Street, where you can catch a train to Aintree. Aintree Station is directly opposite the racecourse, where regular trains run every 7 minutes during The Randox Health Grand National Festival. For more information, visit www.merseyrail.org
From South Leave M6 at J21A and join M62 west. Leave M62 at J6 to join M57, follow signs for races. From North Leave M6 at J26 and join M58, follow signs for races.
From Mersey Tunnels follow signs for Preston, then for A59, then signs for races.
The main entrance to the racecourse via Grand National Avenue is just off Ormskirk Road (A59). Plese use this entrance for conference and events. For Sat Nav users, please enter the postcode L9 5AS.
The entrance to the Aintree Golf Centre is on Aintree Road, Melling, Liverpool. For Sat Nav users, please enter the postcode L9 5AB.
Aintree can be reached by bus on services: 300, 310 and 345 both to and from Liverpool. For further information on bus routes, contact Merseytravel on 0151 236 7676 or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk.
National Express will be running direct coaches to Aintree on 7 & 8 April from 13 key locations across the UK. A 25% discount is also available to groups of four or more. For information and bookings click here.
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is the nearest airport to the racecourse and is a 20-minute drive by road. Alternatively, take a bus to Liverpool South Parkway Merseyrail station where you can catch a train to Aintree [change at Liverpool Central or Moorfields onto the Ormskirk train]. The journey takes approximately 1 hour. Manchester Airport is approximately a 45-minute drive by road.
There is limited car parking for a fee at the racecourse. To purchase a parking pass please call 0344 579 3001. Parking needs to be pre-booked and is not available to purchase on the day.
Buses, taxis, private hire and trains all operate to Aintree and special arrangements have been made for them. Please contact the racecourse for more information on these services.