Grand National Travel and Parking
Directions to Aintree Racecourse by car
If travelling from the South, leave the M6 at J21A and join M62 west. Leave M62 at J6 to join M57, follow signs for Aintree racecourse.
If travelling from the North, leave M6 at J26 and join M58, follow signs for Aintree racecourse.
If travelling from Mersey Tunnels, follow signs for Preston, then for A59, then signs for Aintree racecourse.
The main entrance to Aintree racecourse is just off of Ormskirk Road. Input postcode L9 5AS into your Sat Nav.
Directions to Aintree by train
The best way to reach Aintree racecourse by train is with Merseyrail. Aintree Train Station is just opposite the racecourse, so is extremely convenient. Trains run every 15 minutes on race days and even more frequently during the Grand National.
You can get to Aintree train station via Liverpool City Centre by catching the train from Lime Street station, which is the main city centre station.
Directions to Cheltenham by bus
You can travel to Aintree racecourse by bus by catching the 300, 310 and 345 both to and from Liverpool.
Parking at Aintree
Aintree racecourse car park has capacity for 1,800 cars. There is limited parking during the Grand National. Parking is not available on the day of the Grand National and needs to be purchased in advance. To book your parking, call Aintree’s booking line on 0344 579 3001.