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Welcome to IFB2016 and your host city Liverpool. 

We look forward to showing you why Liverpool city region is one of Europe’s most desirable and memorable destinations for both business and leisure.      

Our year as European Capital of Culture merely confirmed the city's status as a diverse and vibrant cultural powerhouse.  Inviting you to experience it's world renowned art, culture, music and heritage with characteristic openness and warmth, Liverpool is ready to entertain.

Here we'll help you plan your visit and keep you up to date with what's going on after hours in the city region during IFB2016.

Getting to Liverpool


For international connections there is a choice of Liverpool or Manchester airports, both of which are within 45 minute drive time.


London is just two hours away by train, with services every hour. Direct rail services to Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Sheffield, Nottingham are in continuous operation.


By motorway, Liverpool is connected to the central belt of Scotland and Newcastle and Bristol are all within 4 hours’ drive time.

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