Aintree logo and photograph of the racecourse

The venue

iLINKS Innovations 2018 took place at Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool on Thursday 5 July 2018.

The venue is easy to access from road and rail networks and provides award winning facilities overlooking the racetrack, home to the world-renowned Grand National Steeplechase. 

Location

Earl of Derby Stand

Aintree Racecourse 

Ormskirk Road

Aintree

Liverpool

L9 5AS

Map and directions

Aintree Racecourse is located on the A59, just one mile from the M57 and M58, which link the M62 and M6. Follow the A59 to Liverpool and the AA signs as you approach the racecourse for routes to the car parks.

By rail

The easiest way to reach Aintree is by train. The nearest mainline station to Aintree is Liverpool Lime Street. Liverpool Central Station is just a short walk from Lime Street, where you can catch a train to Aintree. Aintree Station is directly opposite the racecourse, where regular trains run every 71/2 minutes on racedays.

By bus

Aintree can be reached by bus on services: 300, 311, 345, 350 and 351 both to and from Liverpool. From Bootle New Strand take route 61A. For further information on bus routes, contact Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk

By road

From South Leave M6 at J21A and join M62 west. Leave M62 at J6 to join M57, follow signs for races. From North Leave M6 at J26 and join M58, follow signs for races. From Mersey Tunnels Follow signs for Preston, then for A59, then signs for races.

Google Maps

By air

Liverpool John Lennon Airport is the nearest airport to the racecourse and is a 20-minute drive by road. Alternatively, take a bus to Liverpool South Parkway Merseyrail station where you can catch a train to Aintree [change at Liverpool Central or Moorfields onto the Ormskirk train]. The journey takes approximately 1 hour. Manchester Airport is approximately a 45-minute drive by road.

Related links

Aintree Directions [PDF, 296kb]

Google Maps

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