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Aintree

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Aintree Racecourse is located on the A59, just one mile from the M57 and M58, which link the M62 and M6.

Follow the A59 to Liverpool and the yellow/tourism signs as you approach the racecourse for routes to the car parks.

Map Marker: AINTREE RACECOURSE

Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool L9 5AS 
Tel. 0151 523 2600

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BY RAIL

 

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 15 minutes on racedays (more frequently during The Randox Health Grand National Festival).

BY BUS

 

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/journeyplanner

BY CAR

 

  • 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). Please 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.

BY AIR

 

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.

By National Express Coach

 

As The Jockey Club’s Official Coach Partner, National Express offer direct services to the Grand National Festival from 13 UK locations.

 

Coaches will arrive in plenty of time to place your bets, and won’t depart until all the races have finished. Travelling by coach is a great value, hassle free way to head to Aintree.

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Map Marker: AINTREE RACECOURSE

Ormskirk Road, Aintree, Liverpool L9 5AS 
Tel. 0151 523 2600

Map Marker: Liverpool Lime Street Train Station, L1 1JD

Liverpool Lime Street Station, Liverpool, L1 1JD

Map Marker: Liverpool Central Train Station, L1 1QE

Liverpool Central Station, L1 1QE

Map Marker: Aintree Train Station, L9 5BE

Aintree Train Station, L9 5BE

Map Marker: Liverpool John Lennon Airport, L24 1YD

Speke Hall Ave, Speke, Liverpool L24 1YD

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Parking

 

There is parking for up to 1,800 cars.

 

Car parking is available for free at Aintree on non Grand National meetings.

 

For the Randox Health Grand National Festival car parking is limited and must be purchased in advance. To enquire or make a booking, call the Booking Line on 0344 579 3001. 

Parking needs to be pre-booked and is not available for purchase on the day.



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