Netball World Cup 2019
12-21 July 2019
Netball World Cup 2019 is the 15th edition of the premier international netball tournament and will take place in Liverpool from 12–21 July 2019. This is the third time the quadrennial event has been held in England. The inaugural World Championship took place in Eastbourne in 1963 with the tournament returning to English shores in Birmingham in 1995. England is proud of its strong netball history; however, the Netball World Cup 2019 is looking to the future and will capitalise on both the growing interest in women’s sport in the UK and the increasing importance of interactive media to provide netball fans with a unique experience that will take them closer to the action and their heroines than ever before. Sixteen teams from across the continents will compete for Netball’s ultimate prize. The teams will be selected through both rankings and regional qualifying tournaments and confirmed approximately one year prior to the event. The top six world ranked teams will automatically qualify for Netball World Cup 2019 and they will be joined by the top two teams who qualify from each of the continental regions: Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe and Oceania. Ticket information will be available from Spring 2018. Join Our Club for more information at http://www.nwc2019.co.uk/our-fans/register/ Images courtesy of the International Netball Federation.
Under 14s in the seats must be accompanied by an adult
From the south...
Virgin Trains operates hourly, direct services from London Euston to Liverpool Lime Street (with a journey time of just over two hours). Other long-distance rail services also operate into Liverpool Lime Street station.
ACC Liverpool is a 20-minute walk from Lime Street or a short taxi ride. You can also transfer at Lime Street onto the underground Wirral Line trains to James Street station (10 minute walk) or catch the CityLink Route C4 (7am – 8pm) directly to ACC Liverpool. If travelling from outside Merseyside, you can catch an underground train to James Street station from Lime Street station, inclusive of the cost of your ticket.
Flying into Liverpool John Lennon Airport...
A taxi from the airport to the city centre will take approximately 20 minutes or the express bus service Route 500 will take approximately 25 minutes, dropping you off within a five minute walk of ACC Liverpool.
Most Liverpool city centre bound buses will call at either Queen Square bus station (a 15-minute walk) or Liverpool ONE Bus Station, which is only a five minute walk to ACC Liverpool.
The CityLink Route C4 bus links Queen Square bus station, James Street rail station and Liverpool ONE Bus Station to ACC Liverpool. CityLink Route C4 operates every 20 minutes on Mondays to Saturdays and every 30 minutes on Sundays, between 7am – 8pm, with a maximum fare of £1 per journey. Merseytravel prepaid tickets, National Concessionary bus passes and Arriva day tickets are all valid on this service.
For up-to-date information on all bus, train and ferry services, call Traveline Merseyside on 0871 200 22 33, open 8am – 8pm, 364 days a year or visit www.merseytravel.gov.uk
From the North...
Leave the M6 at junction 26 and follow signs for M58 Liverpool. Follow to end of M58 and then take signs for A59 Liverpool. Continue to follow Liverpool City Centre until picking up signs for the Waterfront.
From the South...
Leave the M6 at junction 21A and take the M62 to Liverpool. At the end of the M62 follow signs for Liverpool City Centre along Edge Lane, picking up and following signs for Waterfront.
There is onsite parking and plenty of parking nearby, more information on driving to the venue and parking can be found here.
- Merseytravel (rail, ferry and bus timetables)
- Liverpool John Lennon Airport
- Manchester Airport
- Visit Liverpool (Tourism website)
- Virgin Trains (mainline services from Liverpool Lime Street)
Frequently Asked Questions
This event uses the "Sports Court" configuration. This is a standard seating layout for Echo Arena for guidance only, as each event layout is unique, so please refer to the individual plan provided when booking your tickets online as the actual layout may differ from this image.
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