Manchester ASM 2014
Travel to Manchester
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Manchester airport is a major international air traffic hub
with frequent scheduled flights to the majority of key UK,
European and international destinations. It is 9 miles (14.5
km) outside the city centre, taking approximately 25 minutes
by taxi, or alternatively there is a direct half-hourly express
rail service to the city centre that takes approximately 20
Manchester has direct rail connections to all major UK cities
- London is just over two hours away by train. Services come
into the city at either Piccadilly or Victoria stations, both
of which connect to Manchester's Metrolink light-rail system
which provides easy access to all parts of the city centre.
Take the Metrolink from either Piccadilly
or Victoria (in the Altrincham or Eccles direction) and alight
at St Peter's Square, which is within a 5-minute walk of Manchester
Central. You can also take advantage of the free Metroshuttle
bus that travels between the two stations across the city
There are coach services to Manchester Coach Station from
all of the UK's major cities, including London and Birmingham.
Full details of travelling by coach can be obtained from www.nationalexpress.com.
Manchester is at the heart of the Northwest's motorway network
with easy access from all directions onto the M60, the city's
orbital motorway. Once on the M60 exit at Junction 12 and
join the M602 signposted towards the city centre. Follow the
A57 straight on from the end of the M602 passing under a railway
bridge before taking the left hand exit to merge onto the
A56 Bridgewater Way. Turn right onto Whitworth Street West
at Deansgate station and then turn left onto Albion Street.
The entrance to the Manchester Central Car Park is through
the next set of traffic lights on the left, opposite The Bridgewater
Hall. If using a satellite navigation system - please follow
the postcode M2 3GX.
Taxis can be picked up outside Manchester Central and the
The NCP Undercroft car park is located directly bellow Manchester
Central with 720 car spaces, including 18 spaces for disabled
drivers and direct access by lift, stairs and escalators.
The Undercroft car park is accessed via Lower Moseley Street.
If using a satellite navigation system - please follow the
postcode M2 3GX.
Contact NCP before
Thursday 17th April for advance
parking rates at: