In the city centre, our Manchester Campus is well connected by many types of transport. Where possible, we encourage the use of walking or cycling to access the campus.
To plan your journey, why not use the Transport for Greater Manchester journey planning portal.
The Manchester Campus is made up of two campus areas, Birley and All Saints. To work out which part of the campus you are visiting use the campus map.
Manchester city centre is easily accessible from our campus. To plan your route around the city, try using the pedestrian route planning tool WalkIt.
Information about cycling in Manchester can be found on the TfGM website, along with their active travel journey planning tool.
There are many cycle parking spaces around the University campuses that are suitable for visitors. Please make sure you securely lock your bike to a stand.
Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station
The All Saints area of the Manchester campus is just a five minute walk from Oxford Road Station. There are regular regional trains from Oxford Road and the station is operated by Northern Rail.
Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station
Piccadilly Station is connected to local, regional and national rail services and via the West Coast Mainline.
You can walk to our campus in 15-20 minutes from Piccadilly Station. Alternatively, take the 147 bus to Oxford Road. The 147 bus runs every 10-15 minutes throughout the working day.
Deansgate Railway Station
Deansgate is the closest station to Birley and provides access to local rail services on the Manchester-Liverpool route.
Manchester Victoria Railway Station
Victoria Station is on the northern side of the city centre.
You can walk to Manchester Victoria in 25-30 minutes, or cycle in 10 minutes. Alternatively, you can take the free Metroshuttle Service 2 (Green Line) from Victoria Station Approach (Stop Ny) and disembark at Whitworth Street. The Metroshuttle services run every 10 minutes during the day.
All Saints is a 5-10 minute walk from the St Peters Square tram stop.
The nearest Metrolink station to Birley is Deansgate-Castlefield, approximately a 10 minute walk.
The All Saints area of the campus is on Oxford Road, traditionally one of the busiest bus corridors in Europe. There are good links to south Manchester and the city centre, including direct services to Piccadilly Gardens and Piccadilly Station.
Birley is also connected to the city centre by a number of frequent bus services, and is linked to All Saints and the city centre by service 86.
To plan you public transport journey, please use the TfGM journey planning portal.
There are limited car parking facilities at the Manchester Campus. Whenever possible, please use sustainable travel such as public transport, walking or cycling to access our campus. Visitor car parking is only available by prior arrangement via your host.
Please see an online map of our Manchester Visitor Car Parks.
To use the visitor car park at All Saints campus, please use the postcode M1 5GF or follow this link. The visitor car park is beneath Mancunian Way, next to Oxford Road.
To use the visitor car park at Birley, please use the postcode M15 5RN or follow this link. The visitor car park is the surface car park adjacent to the building.
Please note you may have to pay and display as a visitor in the car park. Our machines take exact change only, and are coin operated. Your pay and display ticket must be displayed along with a valid visitor parking permit. You will need to collect your permit from either All Saints or Birley reception desks.
Off Site Car Parks
If you have to drive for your visit, but cannot get a space at the University, there are parking facilities nearby: Car Parks within walkable distance of Manchester campus
Cars are not permitted to be left overnight. Anyone wishing to park overnight should use publicly available multi-storey car parking facilities in the area.