There is free car parking at Aintree, which can be found by following the signposts from Ormskirk Road (A59)
Although there is no official dress code, smart is preferable and is often adopted. Hats are optional too, but are frequently worn for summer fixtures. Autumn / winter racing typically follows a dress for the elements dress code.
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 railThe 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 15 minutes on racedays, and every 7 minutes during the John Smith's Grand National.
By busAintree 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 roadFrom 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.
Aintree address for SatNav usersAintree Racecourse
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