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A location map for the Mercure Chester Abbots Hotel can be found here.



By air

The closest airport to the Mercure Chester Abbots Hotel is John Lennon airport in Liverpool (25 miles away). There are a variety of airlines flying from and to this airport, connecting different destinations all over the world.

The hotel can be reached via the M56 in around 30 minutes by car or taxi. If you have pre-booked a private hire taxi, they must pick you up and drop you off in the car parks. A hackney cab rank is located directly outside the entrance to the airport terminal to aid your onward journey, cabs are available for all flight arrivals.

Liverpool South Parkway is the closest rail station to Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) and is located approximately 3 miles from the airport itself. Transport is available between the airport and the rail station by bus or taxi. The station is easily accessible from elsewhere in the country and has efficient links to Cheshire, Manchester, Yorkshire, the North East, East Midlands, West Midlands and connections to London Euston services at Runcorn or Crewe.



By train

By train

Mercure Chester Abbots Hotel is a 10 minutes drive from the local Chester rail station (2 miles away).

For information contact National Rail Enquiries (tel: +44 (0)8457 484950).



By car

By car

From the Motorways - M6 North, M56, M53. The M53 leads onto the A55. Take Junction 2 on the A55 and follow the signs for Whitchurch, A41. At the roundabout, take the third exit for Whitchurch - North Wales. At the traffic lights, keep in the left-hand lane for Whitchurch A41. At the next roundabout, take the first left (A41), and the hotel is 150 metres on the right-hand side.

You can plan your route online using one of the free route planners - examples are The AA or The RAC.



Parking

Parking in Mercure Chester Abbots Hotel

The Hotel offers free parking.


If you require any assistance planning your journey, please e-mail conferences@iop.org stating where you are travelling from and your preferred method.

Key dates

  • Early registration deadline [Extended]:
    31 May 2018
  • Registration deadline:
    5 June 2018