WHERE TO FIND US
The following bus stops are available nearby. For more details or visit TFGM
The 104 and the 105 (Whitworth Street West) go to and from Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Airport.
The 43, 42, 143, 142 (Oxford Road) all go to and from Piccadilly Gardens are the nearest with stops outside the Palace Hotel, on the junction of Oxford Road and Portland Street. All are just 20 metres away.
Manchester’s free city centre Metroshuttle bus services link all the main areas. Find out more here.
Night buses for late night services run to Manchester Piccadilly and other city centre stops. See here for more details.
The closest railway station is Manchester Oxford Road (MCO), which is about ten metres away, opposite the venue.
Manchester Piccadilly is the major mainline station in the city, under a mile away. For a handy guide to travelling by train, visit Transport for Greater Manchester.
Accessible facilities are at all of these stations, so please use the links below for more details.
Manchester Oxford Road has staff assistance and lifts (but not to Platform 1) and a ramp for train access.
Manchester Piccadilly Station has a large concourse and step free routes, escalators and lifts, with a low level counter at the ticket office with an induction loop.
*By tram *
The nearest Metrolink trams stop at Manchester Deansgate Castlefield, which is about 500 metres away and there’s St Peter’s Square at around 750 metres, and link across the city centre. All stops have either a ramp, lift or escalator access. Plan your tram journey here.
Parking and by car
We’re easy to get to by all major approach roads, including the M60 motorway. Just follow the City Centre or the Universities signs and our postcode for sat nav is M1 5NQ.
There’s some pay and display street parking locally, with bays nearby on Great Marlborough Street. Street parking is free after 8pm.
Other car park options include the nearby large 24 hour NCP car park on Great Bridgewater Street and there are also additional car parks at Chepstow Street and Chester Street, all within a few hundred metres.
Please check times and prices as they may vary.
*Disabled parking and by car *
Our venue doesn’t have its own parking facilities, but there are bays and street parking locally on Whitworth Street West and Great Marlborough Street close by. Unfortunately we don’t have a drop off point at our entrance.
Accessible public transport
Get more details on accessible public transport in Manchester here.
Look out for bike racks in local streets and at Oxford Road train station if pedal power’s your thing.