How to find us

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine had a good public transport links, making it easy to visit us sustainably.

We encourage students, staff, and visitors to travel sustainably when possible. This will help tackle congestion, improve air quality, and increase the health and well-being of our local population.

To help you plan your journey into and around Liverpool use Traveline Journey Planner  or Merseytravel websites.

To plan your route to LSTM, use postcode: L3 5QA.

By car

From the M62, follow signs for Liverpool City Centre A5047. Continue past Edge Lane retail park and follow signs for Cathedrals and University. Use postcode for sat nav and online directions: L3 5QA

Visitors can use paying public carparks near the campus as follows:

On-street electric vehicle charging points

LSTM do not currently have a charging point for staff, student, or visitor use. Liverpool City Council is installing EV charging points across the city.

Visit the Liverpool City Council website for detailed information and advice on-street EV charge points in Liverpool,

By train

LSTM is a fifteen minute walk from Lime Street Station, with frequent local and national direct train services. London is just over two hours away by train. For details of timetables, tickets and other rail information, please call National Rail Enquiries.

From the Lime Street exit, turn right at the bottom of the stairs and walk along Lime Street, past the Empire Theatre, turning right into London Road. Continue up London Road, crossing over Seymour Street and staying on the right hand side. At the top of the hill is a large glass building, the Centre for Tropical and Infectious Diseases, with Well Travelled Clinics Ltd on the opposite side. Main reception is located at the end of this building, with revolving and accessible door entry.

By bicycle

LSTM supports cycling as a healthy and more environmentally friendly alternative to other means of transportation. Across our campus we have a number of secured cycle storage areas (many of which are monitored by CCTV), as well as changing rooms and lockers for students, staff, and visitors upon request – call in at reception or phone: +44(0)151 705 3100 or email to enquire.

You can find more more details and cycle network maps in the Liverpool City Region  

Liverpool City Council has information including cycle maps, bike rides, cycle parking and advice.

By e-scooters

Thanks to a joint initiative run by Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, Liverpool City Council and e-scooter company VOI, you can hire an e-scooter in Liverpool city centre at key travel hubs. More information about this scheme is available from the Liverpool City Council

By Bus

There is a good bus network operating in Merseyside. A number of local buses regularly service LSTM campus. Merseytravel has realtime information on bus timetables and ticket prices visit the .

You will also find the following websites useful:

By coach

The National Express Coach station is at Liverpool One Bus Station, Canning Place, Liverpool, L1 8JX
For more information and timetables, please contact National Express Their phone number is 0871 781 8181
Megabus. Provide useful valued coach travel to and from Liverpool.

By Air

Liverpool and Manchester airports are both within easy reach and provide a range of scheduled and budget airline connections.

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is less than ten miles from LSTM. An express bus service leaves the airport for Liverpool City Centre (AirLink 500) every half hour and stops on London Road and at Lime Street Station. An express service to Liverpool South Parkway rail interchange (AirLink 501) leaves every twenty minutes.

For more information on Liverpool John Lennon Airport, please call +44 (0)871 521 8484

Manchester Airport is some 30 miles to the east of LSTM. There are direct trains and coach services to Liverpool from the airport.

Accessible Travel

If you have any queries or need any special arrangements for your visit, please contact LSTM reception +44(0)151 705 3100 or email to enquire.

Travel operators aim to make travel accessible to everyone across Merseyside. They provide guidance on how access is facilitated on Liverpool’s public transport systems. Visit below links for further details: