SHOW OPENING TIMES
Wed 28th February 09.00 – 17.00
CONFERENCE OPENING TIMES
Wed 28th February 09.30 – 16.00
Manchester Central Convention Complex,
HOW TO GET THERE
Located just a short stroll from the Metrolink and a 25 minute walk from Manchester Piccadilly train station or 5 minutes by taxi.
It’s just a 20 minute taxi ride from Manchester airport.
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.
By Park & Ride
You can park for free at any rail station or Metrolink tram stop in Greater Manchester and take a connecting rail service to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station. For more information visit the Transport for Greater Manchester website.
If you are using sat nav the postcode is M2 3GX.
- M6 (from 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 north – Preston, Blackpool, Carlisle)
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 west – Liverpool)
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 east – Leeds, Yorkshire)
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 west – North Wales, Chester, Ellesmere Port)
Follow the M56 past Manchester Airport. Continue onto the A5103 (Princess Parkway), then follow signs for Manchester Central, Petersfield.
For parking, Manchester Central’s on-site NCP car park is open 24 hours and the most convenient option. It has 720 spaces including 18 disabled parking bays and three electric vehicle charging points. There is direct access to Manchester Central by lift, stairs and escalator.
Manchester Central NCP, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3GX
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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. From the airport, the city is approximately 25 minutes away by taxi or just 20 minutes via the half-hourly express rail service (tickets £3.00-£4.00).
Information on Manchester Airport can be found at:
For further information on traveling to the exhibition centre and hotels please visit www.manchestercentral.co.uk/getting-here