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Manchester ASM 2014

Travel to Manchester Central

For further travel information you might want to visit: http://www.visitmanchester.com/travel.aspx

By Air
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 minutes.

By Train
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 centre.

By Coach
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.

By Car
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 train station.

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: ManchesterCentralVoucherapplication@ncp.co.uk






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