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Travelling to Manchester

Manchester Airport is a major international hub just nine miles from Manchester City centre. 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). Eighteen flights a day arrive from London with a flight time of just over an hour.

For more information visit: www.manchesterairport.co.uk

Manchester's M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west.

 Please use M2 3GX If using a satellite navigation

 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.

Manchester has direct connections from nearly all major UK cities, it takes just over two hours to travel via train from London. 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 15 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Oxford Road Station is just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.

Travel times by train:

Birmingham       1h 30m

Bristol                  2h 59m

Edinburgh            3h 34m

Glasgow              3h 16m

London                2h 9m

Newcastle           2h 37m

For more information visit: www.nationalrail.co.uk

Getting around Manchester

Metroshuttles provide a free of charge service linking the city centres main rail stations, shopping areas and businesses

For more information visit: https://www.tfgm.com/buses/Pages/metroshuttle.aspx

Metrolink is the UK’s largest light rail network, with 93 stops across seven lines. Approximately 7.2 million miles are ‘clocked up’ across the network each year by our fleet of 120 trams, which currently cater for more than 41m journeys. The nearest Metrolink stop to Manchester Central is St Peters Square, a few minutes away on foot. Metrolink runs every few minutes, starting early and finishing late at night.

For more information visit: https://tfgm.com/public-transport/tram

Manchester Central has a dedicated taxi rank at the front of the venue for pick-ups and drop-offs.

Black cab taxis are readily available at Manchester Airport and both Piccadilly and Victoria train stations.

Manchester Central has an on-site NCP car park which is open 24 hours day with 720 spaces, and 18 disabled bays.

For prices and online booking: https://www.ncp.co.uk/find-a-car-park/car-parks/manchester-central-under-jv/

Manchester Central Venue Information

PDM Venue Information – Manchester Central 11th & 12th June 2019

The PDM Event is taking place in the main hall at the Manchester Central Manchester Central Convention Complex is an award-winning exhibition and conference centre converted from the former Manchester Central railway station.

Windmill Street, Manchester M2 3GX


Accommodation

The next step is to book your accommodation. We can reserve a number of rooms with special rates for our Exhibitors and Visitors alike.


Exhibition Opening Times

Date Times
Tuesday 11th June 9.30 – 5pm
Wednesday 12th June 9.30 – 4pm


Visitor Registration Opening Times

Date Times
Tuesday 11th June 8.30 – 5pm
Wednesday 12th June 8.30 – 4pm

Accommodation