Grand National Travel and Parking

What is the address for The Aintree Racecourse?

Ormskirk Rd, Aintree, Liverpool L9 5AS

Where is The Aintree Racecourse?

Aintree Racecourse is situated in the village of Aintree, which is based in the borough of Sefton in Merseyside. The racecourse is 6 miles away from Liverpool city centre and is primarily known as the home to The Grand National, one of the world’s most notable horseracing meetings.

How to get to Aintree Racecourse

Aintree Racecourse is located on the A59, 1 mile from the M57 and M58, which link to both the M62 and M6. Follow the A59 to Liverpool and look out for the tourist signs to the racecourse, which show routes to the car parks.

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 the 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 the 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 Aintree by bus

You can travel to the Aintree racecourse by bus by catching the 300, 310 and 345 both to and from Liverpool.

Parking at Aintree

Aintree racecourse car park has a capacity of 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.