Manchester Central Convention Complex

Manchester Central is an iconic venue in the heart of the city. Right in the centre of the UK and easy to reach via Manchester’s extensive transport network.

Manchester Central Convention Complex

Windmill St,
M2 3GX,

To ensure a smooth and hassle-free journey, we recommend planning your travel in advance and staying updated on any potential disruptions in public transport. Please remember to adhere to the latest government guidelines when travelling to our venue.


Train and tram
Manchester Central is conveniently located near several train and tram stations, providing easy access to the venue. The nearest stations include:

  • Deansgate: A short 5-minute walk to the venue.
  • Manchester Oxford Road: Approximately a 10-minute walk away.
  • St Peter's Square: About a 12-minute walk from the venue.


Multiple bus routes operate within close proximity to Manchester Central, making it a convenient choice for travel. The following bus routes will take you near the venue:

  • Bus routes X1, X2, and X3: Stop right outside Manchester Central.
  • Other bus routes, including 33, 50, 53, 69, 70, 73, 78, 79, and 147, have stops nearby as well.

Driving to the venue

While we encourage the use of public transport, we understand that driving may be necessary in some cases. If you choose to drive to Manchester Central, please note the following:

  • The venue's postcode is M2 3GX. Use this for your GPS navigation.
  • On-site parking is available, but spaces are limited. We recommend pre-booking your parking space online to secure your spot.
  • Alternatively, you can find off-site parking options in the surrounding area.

International travel

If you're arriving from an international destination, here are some transport options from major airports:

  • Manchester Airport: The airport is well-connected to Manchester Central via train and tram services. Simply board a direct train or tram to reach the venue conveniently.
  • Liverpool John Lennon Airport: Take a short taxi or bus ride to Liverpool South Parkway station and catch a direct train to Manchester Central.
  • Leeds Bradford Airport: Travel to Leeds train station and catch a direct train to Manchester Central.
  • Birmingham Airport: Take a train from Birmingham International station to Manchester Piccadilly, then change to a local service to reach the venue.

No matter where you're travelling from, Manchester Central is easily accessible by various modes of transportation. Get ready to embark on an incredible event journey in the heart of Manchester, where inspiration and excitement await you!


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