The Bioinspired Materials conference 2017 is taking place at Manchester Metropolitan University Business School on the All Saints Campus.
Address: Lower Chatham Street, Manchester M15 6BH
The conference venue is a 20-minute taxi ride from Manchester Airport, the UK’s busiest airport outside London, with flights to over 200 destinations worldwide. A taxi would cost approx. £25.00 (€28.00 | $31.00).0
Airport information: www.manchesterairport.co.uk
If your hotel is within the city centre there is also a direct train from the airport to either Piccadilly or Oxford Road train stations (city centre). A single train ticket is approx. £5.00 (€5.50 | $6.50).
There are excellent rail connections to major towns and cities all over the UK. Manchester Piccadilly is one of three main stations in Manchester [Oxford Road being the closest to the University] with direct trains to/from London every 20 minutes, with a journey time of just over two hours.
Manchester Piccadilly station is 1.2 miles from the conference centre; whilst Oxford Road station is 0.8 miles (15-minute walk).
Download a walking map from Oxford Road station.
Virgin Best Fare Finder - where a return journey from London can be booked for £25.00. Prices go out three months in advance.
Arriving into the city several buses cross the city centre and stop at the University.
From Piccadilly Gardens, the following buses travel down Oxford Road – 42, 43, 141, 142, 143.
From Piccadilly Station, Fairfield Street the Oxford Road Link bus number 147 will stop outside the University on Oxford Road.
Frequency, every 10 minutes. A single ticket is approx. £1.00 (purchase your ticket from the driver; ensure you have change).
Please be aware that there is no car parking on campus.
For anyone else driving to the conference, please discuss car parking initially with your hotel who may have preferential rates with a local car park. Alternatively, please download the car park map highlighting parking options within a 5 to 10-minute walk of Manchester Met.