Catch the train 

Exhibition Centre Liverpool is a short taxi or bus ride away from Liverpool Lime Street station and its direct services to London that take little over two hours. Regional and local rail connections are even closer...

Take the bus 

Many bus routes serve the bus station at the Liverpool ONE retail development, just a five-minute walk from Exhibition Centre Liverpool. For door-to-door service, we offer drop-off areas and dedicated coach parking.

Walk or cycle 

Wide, waterfront boulevards and pedestrian plazas make walking or cycling to Exhibition Centre Liverpool pleasant and safe.

Come by car 

Less than 20 minutes from the UK motorway network and adjacent to Liverpool’s main through road, Exhibition Centre Liverpool is perfectly placed if arriving by car.


The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park is currently closed. There are a number of options for parking close to Echo Arena Liverpool.  Follow the link below for details.

Fly to Liverpool 

Liverpool John Lennon Airport features charter and low-cost scheduled flights to a range of domestic, European and international destinations. All from the convenience and ease-of-access of a regional UK airport and an international airport at Manchester just 45 minutes away.






Mott MacDonald
Liverpool City Region
Innovate UK Transport Systems Catapult


The Department for Transport
Liverpool City Region MEP
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Smarter Travel LIVE! is Europe’s regular meeting place for the integrated transport and intelligent mobility community. 

Smarter Travel LIVE! 2018 will be hosted by Merseytravel and Liverpool City Region, both key developers of the smart physical and digital infrastructure that is driving positive change across the devolved, and increasingly dynamic, North of England.

Liverpool Pier Head from Albert Dock

About the venue

Exhibition Centre Liverpool is a state-of-the-art, 8,100 sq m purpose-built exhibition centre; part of The Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool (ACC Liverpool) Group’s family of world class venues, along with connected sister venues BT Convention Centre and Echo Arena.

Situated on Liverpool’s iconic waterfront, Exhibition Centre Liverpool provides a world-class event space for Smarter Travel LIVE! 2018, supported by an expert delivery team. 



'I am looking forward to welcoming Smarter Travel LIVE! to the Liverpool City Region this October.
'It is fitting that Europe’s main gathering of professionals working to design and deliver smarter public transport systems will meet in a city region with the ambition to improve connectivity, drive growth and deliver a fully integrated 21st century system. 
'This creative community is a perfect match for our innovation ambitions, and I am delighted to be able to host the speakers, delegates and exhibitors in our dynamic city region as we plan for a future that supports better, healthier and more efficient mobility choices'

Steve Rotheram, Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor


Liverpool Pier Head from Albert Dock
Liverpool Lime Street Station

Why Liverpool?


Finding your way to the Exhibition Centre

Smarter Travel LIVE! 2018
Smarter Travel LIVE! 2018
Smarter Travel LIVE! 2018
Smarter Travel LIVE! 2018

Sponsored by:

Mott MacDonald
Innovate UK
Arriva Click
Transport Systems Catapult

16-17 October 2018
Exhibition Centre, Liverpool

Organised by:

Liverpool City Region

Hosted by:

Milton Keynes Council