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Venue

Manchester Central Convention Complex
Windmill Street
Manchester
M2 3GX

www.manchestercentral.co.uk

By Train

It takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre.

Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station - just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.

Travel time by train to Manchester from: London–2h 9m, Birmingham–1h 30m, Newcastle–2h 37m and Glasgow–3h 16m.

Visit www.thetrainline.co.uk for up to date train times and prices to Manchester.

By Car

M6 (from the south – Stoke-on-Trent, Birmingham)
Leave the M6 at junction 19, just after Knutsford Services. Follow the A556 towards Altrincham and pick up the M56 towards Manchester Airport. Follow the motorway onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.

M6 from the north
Leave the M6 at junction 21a for the M62 towards Manchester. At junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.

M62 from the west
At M62 junction 12, join the M602 and continue to the end of the motorway (Regent Road Roundabout, Salford). Follow signs to the city centre along Regent Road, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.

M62 from the east
At M62 junction 18, join the M60 west-bound. Take junction 17 onto the A56 (Bury New Road) and follow signs to the city centre, and then to Manchester Central, Petersfield.

M56 from the west
Follow the M56 past Manchester Airport. Continue onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.

Parking

There is an NCP (National Car Park) directly below Manchester Central that is open 24 hours a day all year round. It has 720 spaces including 18 disabled parking bays and there is direct access to Manchester Central by lift, stairs and escalators.

The height restriction for this Car Park is 1.98m. 

Please see the NCP website for information on pricing and online booking

For more information:

Tel: + 44 (0)161 817 8900
Website: www.ncp.co.uk

Sat nav postcode: M2 3GX

By Air

Manchester Airport is a major international hub just nine miles (14.5km) from the city centre. It serves more than 200 destinations worldwide including direct routes to nine US cities. Click here for airport visitor information »

From the airport the city is approximately:
- 25 minutes away by taxi
- just 20 minutes via the half-hourly express rail service
- trams run every 12 minutes at all times except outside the hours of 9:00am - 5:30pm on Sundays and public holidays when they run every 15 minutes. To check the first and last tram times click here »

 

 

Last Updated: 4 December 2018