Travel to The Open

 

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TRAVEL BY ROAD It is anticipated that, given the high number of spectators likely to attend The Open Championship, the surrounding road network will be busy.

The Police are urging all motorists to use the designated traffic routes, which will be clearly signed by the AA. Visitors and spectators are advised to turn off their satellite navigation systems and follow the appropriate signage.

Visitors travelling from the North should exit the M6 at junction 20A and join the M56 signed for Chester. Leave the M56 at junction 15 and join the M53 heading towards Birkenhead, Wirral.

Visitors travelling from the East (Manchester) should exit the M62 at junction 10 and join the M6 Southbound. Thereafter, exit the M6 at junction 20A and join the M56 signed for Chester. Leave the M56 at junction 15 and join the M53 heading towards Birkenhead, Wirral.

Visitors travelling from the South should exit the M6 at junction 20A and join the M56 signed for Chester. Leave the M56 at junction 15 and join the M53 heading towards Birkenhead, Wirral.

Visitors travelling from North Wales on the A55 should follow the signs for the M53 at junction 12 heading in the Ellesmere Port direction. Please follow AA signage from the M53 to the Park and Ride, Reserved Label car parks and Coach Parking.

Those ignoring the identified routes are likely to experience lengthy delays.

TRAVEL BY RAIL Merseyrail provides a convenient and easy way to travel to The Open. Passengers travelling via Lime Street Station, Liverpool, should change onto the Merseyrail Wirral Line for trains to Hoylake. Visitors are asked to disembark the train at Hoylake Station and then take a short 5 minute walk to the course. An enhanced service will run during the Championship. For more information on public transport in Merseyside, call Traveline on 0870 608 2608, or log onto merseytravel.gov.uk.

TRAVEL BY AIR Royal Liverpool Golf Club is served by Liverpool John Lennon Airport (20 miles) and Manchester Airport (46 miles). Details regarding Helipad operations will appear on TheOpen.com in due course.

TRAVEL BY BICYCLE Cycle Parks will be located within specific car parks close to the course. Details of these will appear on TheOpen.com in due course. Traffic reports will be broadcast on local and national radio and full details of frequencies will be indicated on the designated routes. Further information relating to routes will be published on TheOpen.com nearer the time.

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