Trains to Liverpool Beatles Museum

Getting to the Liverpool Beatles Museum by train

Getting to the Liverpool Beatles Museum by train is convenient and straightforward. The nearest train station for LNR trains is Liverpool Lime Street. From Liverpool Lime Street station, it's only a 10-minute walk to get to the museum.

Purchase your train tickets to the Liverpool Beatles Museum, or for more information, see our live departure and arrival times.


Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)

Liverpool Lime Street station
Lime Street
L1 1JD
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Liverpool Lime Street station information

Staffing level Full time
Information systems
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Station operator Network Rail
Ticket office opening times

Ticket Office & Travel Centre on the station concourse

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

  • Sunday: 07:15 - 23:05
  • Monday to Friday: 05:00 - 23:38
  • Saturday: 05:00 - 23:38
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Smartcards issued here Yes
Validate Smartcards here No
Smartcards information

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

Penalty fares NR
Customer service information

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.

Left luggage

Available: Yes

Telephone: 0151 909 3697


Lost property

Telephone: 0330 024 0215


  • Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 17:30
First class lounge opening times

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

  • Monday to Friday: 06:00 - 20:00
  • Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sunday: 10:00 - 18:00
Seated area
Waiting room

Located on main concourse

  • Monday to Saturday: 05:00 - 21:00
  • Sunday: 07:00 - 21:00
Station buffet

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


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

Baby changing facilities

Female toilets


WiFi hot spots around Liverpool Lime Street station

Post box

Outside the station on Lime Street

ATM machine

Located on Platform 7


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


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 .


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.


Staff help

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.

  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Induction loop available Yes
Ticket machine

There are eight accessible ticket machines at the station located on the station concourse.

Accessible booking office counter available
Ramp for train access available
Accessible taxis information

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.

Accessible public phones

Situated on main concourse opposite Northern's Travel Centre

National Key toilets available

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.

Ticket gates
Impaired mobility set down available

Assistance is available to and from platforms

Car park 1 Short stay car park located on Skelhorne Street & Long Stay Car Park located on Lord Nelson Street
Car park 1 operator APCOA
Car park 1 spaces 280
Car park 1 opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 24 hours
Car park 1 contact details


Onward travel

'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

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage spaces 52
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

Alongside station entrance

Cycle storage information

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.

Cycle storage types
  • Racks
Cycle hire

City Bike, 0151 374 2034

Rail replacement information

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

Taxi rank

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.

Follow this link to find the station map

Departures and arrivals from Liverpool Lime Street

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About Liverpool Lime Street station

Liverpool Lime Street station is the major railway hub in Liverpool, serving as a crucial transportation link within the city and connecting to the wider UK rail network. LNR trains seamlessly arrive and depart from Liverpool Lime Street, offering swift connections to Birmingham New Street in about 1 hour 45 minutes and Liverpool Lime Street in approximately 2 hours 20 minutes.

The station operates from early morning until late at night, but is not open 24 hours a day. The ticket office is generally open seven days a week. Ticket machines and pre-purchase collection options are available for added convenience.

For security, the station is equipped with CCTV surveillance. Seating and waiting areas are provided for passengers.

Liverpool Lime Street is a key interchange point for travellers using the Merseyrail network, The Merseyrail network consists of three lines: the Northern Line, Wirral Line, and City Line, which provide commuter rail services connecting various parts of the Liverpool City Region.

LNR links to the Liverpool John Lennon Airport if coming via Birmingham, and nearby towns and villages.

Liverpool Lime Street station offers connections to a wide variety of other stations, making it an important transportation hub in the region. For instance, direct trains from Lime Street connect to London Euston, with travel times ranging from around 2 hours, 20m mins.

About Liverpool Beatles Museum

Dive into Beatlemania by taking a train to Liverpool Beatles Museum , a must-visit destination for Beatles fans near the Cavern Club. Whether a die-hard enthusiast or just curious, the museum stirs up nostalgia and a deeper appreciation for the Fab Four's timeless impact. Step into the electric atmosphere that zaps you back to the swinging '60s, enveloping you in the golden age of British music.

Handy tip: Purchase your ticket via the London Northwestern Railway app or at the station on the day. Remember, you can plan ahead and save with Off Peak Tickets and Advance Tickets.

What are the highlights of Liverpool Beatles Museum?

Get ready to twist and shout as Beatles’ magic comes to life at the Liverpool Beatles Museum with over 1,000 personal and authentic items from the band’s 30-year journey. This is one of the world’s largest personal collections put together by Roag Best, brother of former Beatle Pete Best and son of music legends Neil Aspinall the Beatles' Road Manager, and Mona Best, the "Mother of Merseybeat" and a pioneering figure in Liverpool’s music scene.

Guitars and drums from their Hamburg days, Sir Paul McCartney's interviews, John Lennon's first U.S. tour plans – it's all here. The mysterious "Magical Mystery Tour" cello, "Sgt Pepper" medals, the earliest live footage of the Beatles, gold and platinum discs, personal letters and belongings, and spotlights and studio monitors from Abbey Road Studios, the mementos keep coming.

The journey follows 1959 to 1970, with Beatles tunes playing in the background, music that changed the world. Discover meticulously curated sections, showcasing every aspect of their life and legacy, from the early Cavern Club days to superstar status. Engaging displays, audio clips and memorabilia paint a vibrant picture of their meteoric rise to fame. Live tribute band nights and an audio-guided tour add to the immersive experience.

When is the best time to visit and how to get tickets to Liverpool Beatles Museum?

Plan your magical Beatles journey and choose weekdays for a more intimate experience or weekends for vibrant live music performances. Spend 45 minutes to several hours exploring exhibits and displays, with special events and themed exhibits offering unique experiences. Take advantage of special offers and vouchers, and consider a multi-day pass to combine your Beatles adventure with other Liverpool attractions.

Is there a shop at Liverpool Beatles Museum?

The gift shop at Liverpool Beatles Museum sells official Beatles-related merchandise including Beatles albums, posters, T-shirts, keyrings, books and other collectibles related to the band's history and music.

How accessible is the Liverpool Beatles Museum for people with disabilities?

The Liverpool Beatles Museum is housed in a listed building with exhibits spread across three floors. Visitors should be aware that there is no lift access, and they will encounter plenty of stairs during their visit. However, seating areas on each floor offer rest stops for those in need.

Other Beatles attractions and activities near Liverpool Beatles Museum

After your visit to Liverpool Beatles Museum, don't forget to check out the legendary Cavern Club opposite. Join a club night or roll up on the Magical Mystery Tour bus during a groovy 2-hour trip through Beatles' Liverpool. Walk in the footsteps of John, Paul, George, and Ringo, visit hangouts like Penny Lane and Strawberry Field, and get a glimpse of where they grew up. This tour is a must for all Beatles fans. Tours kick off at Albert Dock. To soak up the atmosphere on the ground, check out our 2FOR1 offer on the Beatles Liverpool walking tour.

Also at the Royal Victoria and Albert Dock, a 15-minute walk from the museum, is the Beatles Story . Dive into the swinging '60s again with replicas of Mathew Street, Abbey Road Studios, and The Cavern and get immersed in these spots that rocked The Beatles' musical voyage.

For the ultimate flashback, don't miss the Casbah Coffee Club . It's important as the spot where the band rocked their first gigs and fine-tuned their style. Decked out in '60s vibes and famous for its happening parties, this club, founded by Mona Best (Pete Best's mother), lets you peek into the Beatles' early journey. To get there, hop on bus number 12 or 13 from Queens Square Bus Station for about 30 minutes.

HANDY TIP: When you travel by train, you can get exclusive 2FOR1 entry to some of the UK’s top attractions.