Manchester Central Convention Complex Ltd
Manchester is at the heart of a comprehensive motorway network. Manchester's M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.
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. Please see the NCP website for information on pricing and online booking
If using a satellite navigation system - please follow the postcode M2 3GX.
There is no parking at The Midland.
There is a 24-hour NCP car park directly below Manchester Central. 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 Central NCP is the closest car park and we’ve negotiated a discounted rate of £12 per 24 hour period. Parking needs to be booked online via this link . The promo code is EXHIBMC
Please note that Manchester Central NCP has a 2m height limit and cannot provide car parking on its immediate premises.
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.
Manchester Airport is approximately 25 minutes away by taxi or just 20 minutes via the half-hourly express rail service (tickets £3.00-£4.00).
Green transport whilst traveling around the city
On arrival in Manchester you can walk to Manchester Central, catch a Metroshuttle bus, Metrolink tram or take a taxi. There is a downloadable public transport map to assist in finding your ideal route to Manchester Central. Metroshuttle buses are free and link the city centre's main rail stations, shopping areas and businesses. The nearest Metrolink stop is a few minutes walk away at Deansgate-Castlefield. The Metrolink runs every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening.