Venue Guide

Host An Event At The ACC Liverpool

The ACC Liverpool is an award-winning event venue that offers some of the best facilities in the North of England. Located on the scenic Liverpool waterfront, it has been used for a variety of different events and houses a 1,350 seat Auditorium and an 11,000 capacity arena.

The ACC Liverpool - Key Info

If you’re thinking about holding your event here, we’ve compiled all the key information you’ll need:

Venue Address Kings Dock, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 4FP
Venue Website
Capacity 11,000


The ACC Liverpool Capacity

The ACC Liverpool can host events for up to 11,000 people. Below are a few sample rooms and their capacity.

Room Capacity
Auditorium Up to 1,350, theatre-style seating
M&S Bank Arena 11,000
Liverpool Gin Lounge  Up to 120 

The International Convention Centre Birmingham Facilities

In House Catering Available Yes
In House Audio & Visual Facilities Yes
Wifi Provisions Yes
Accessibility Accessible to wheelchair users with ramp and lift access to conference rooms and halls internally.

The auditorium features 33 accessible bays, each with an accompanying seat for a personal assistant, and there are accessible toilets on all floors.

Hearing induction loops are also available.

Accessible parking is available at the temporary Liverpool Waterfront car park, close to the venue for those that require it.

Assistance and guide dogs are welcome.
Event Security Yes

Getting To ACC Liverpool

Air Travel The ACC is just a 30-minute drive from the John Lennon International Airport, which offers direct flights to most major European cities. Buses run regularly connecting the airport and the city center.

Manchester Airport is also just a 1-hour drive or train journey from Liverpool Lime Street Station, which is within walking distance of the venue.
Train Travel

The ACC is just a 20-minute walk or short taxi ride from Liverpool Lime Street station, which offers direct routes to Manchester and many other major cities in the UK. 

The ACC is about a 10-minute walk from Liverpool James Street Station, a small train station with arrivals from Chester, New Brighton, West Kirby, and Ellesmere Port.

The ACC is about a 20-minute walk or short taxi journey from Liverpool Moorfields Station, a small station with arrivals from Ormskirk, Liverpool Central, Southport, New Brighton, and Kirkby, amongst others.

Travel by Car If you’re driving, you’ll be pleased to know that the ACC Liverpool is very well connected by road.

The venue is just 20 minutes from the UK motorway network, which provides access from the north and east via the M62, or from the south via the M53 using the Queensway Tunnel. Do also be aware of tolls that apply when crossing at the Queensway Tunnel.
Local Travel Many bus routes from in and around the city stop off at Liverpool ONE, which is just a 5-minute walk from the ACC Liverpool.
The venue is also easily accessible using the Merseyrail railway network.

The venue is also within walking distance of James Street rail station, which provides access to areas in and around using the Merseyrail Network, including Birkenhead and Bootle.
Parking Parking is available onsite starting at £2.40 for an hour or £24 a day. Additional parking is also available nearby at:
  • Kings Dock Car Park
  • Liverpool Waterfront Car Park
  • Q-Park Liverpool ONE

Nearby Hotels & Accommodation

The venue’s close proximity to Liverpool city center means delegates will have no trouble finding the perfect place for an overnight stay. Here are a few popular hotel choices within walking distance of the venue:

  • Staybridge Suites Liverpool
  • Hilton Liverpool City Centre
  • Hotel Pullman Liverpool
  • Jurys Inn Liverpool

Nearby Bars & Restaurants

Delegates attending an event at the ACC will be spoilt for choice when it comes to food and drink. Liverpool ONE and the Royal Albert Dock, both just a short walk from the venue, are full of cafes, pubs, and restaurants offering a range of different cuisines from around the world.
Popular choices for food and drink near the venue include:

  • Bill’s Liverpool Restaurant
  • PANAM Restaurant and Bar
  • Amalia Italian Restaurant
  • Panoramic 34

How To Hold An Event At The ACC Liverpool

You can find out more by contacting the venue directly:


Phone: +44 (0)151 475 8888

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