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The Royal Liverpool University Hospital


Prescot Street


L7 8XP


General: 0151 706 2000 // Inpatient 0151 706 2685

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On foot

The Royal is about a mile from Lime Street Station. Walk up London Road or take a bus.


There are cycle routes in the vicinity of the Royal. There are cycle parking facilities at most entrances to the hospital including the front and rear entrances and to the Linda McCartney Centre. The site is regularly patrolled by Security staff and there is CCTV covering all the points.

By bus

Buses serve the surrounding areas and drop off at the hospital or within walking distance. Check bus times and services with Merseytravel Traveline on 0151 236 7676 or visit the journey planner at the Merseytravel website at:​ 


The hospital is about a mile from Lime Street Station. Taxis are available from the station and Merseytravel (see details above) can provide details of bus services linking local train stations and the hospital.


The National Express Coach Station is less than 1 mile away from the hospital.


Secure parking is 5 minutes' walk away at the Q-Park in Epworth Street​, L6 1LY. The hospital is well signposted throughout the city and is located on a main road with a drop off point at the main entrance.

From the M62

The hospital is approximately 3 miles from the M62 and is signposted.

From the Mersey Tunnels

Queensway – turn left at the roundabout at the tunnel exit and immediately bear right into the filter lane and turn right at the traffic lights. Follow signs for the hospital and visitor/disabled parking.

Kingsway – follow the exit slip road onto the main carriageway keeping in the left hand lane. At the traffic lights bear left and follow signs for the hospital and visitor/disabled parking.