Visitor Information

How to get there, venue locations, accommodation, meal deals

Visitor Information

Timetables, Maps, Downloads

Visit download page for timetables, map and the catalogue, or browse the timetables and map via the homepage.


Manchester has a wide array of hotels from budget to 5 star.

As the official accommodation booking provider for this event, Visit Manchester is pleased to offer specially negotiated accommodation rates to those wishing to attend.

These rates can be obtained through the online accommodation booking website here.

Should you wish to contact the accommodation team direct to discuss the options available and payment requirements, please call 0161 238 4563/4514 or email abs@marketing-manchester.co.uk.

Due to the large number of events taking place we recommend you book your accommodation as early as possible.


If travelling to Manchester, please use environment friendly modes of public transport where available. Mancunians - take the tram, bus, and, if possible, cycle or walk between venues.

International Visitors

Manchester is connected to the European rail network with a train change in London.

Manchester Airport is served by most major international carriers and is only 20 minutes by train or taxi to the city centre.

National Visitors

National Rail Enquiries:
Phone: 08457 48 49 50(UK only)
Overseas: +44 (0) 20 7278 5240
Text phone: 0845 60 50 600 (UK only).

For national visitors travelling by car, visit The AA website, for a route planner:www.theaa.com

For information on cycle routes in the city, and bicycle parking locations, visit Manchester City Council’s website:
or the cycleGM website:

Restaurant Information

We’ve arranged for discounted meals at the restaurants listed below for our delegates, just show your delegate pass to receive your discount.

Meal Deals: 15% Off

Ning Restaurant
92-94 Oldham Street
M4 1LJ
0161 238 9088


Market Restaurant
104 High Street
M4 1HQ
0161 834 3743


Soup Kitchen
31-33 Spear Street
M1 1DF
0161 236 5100


Sweet Mandarin
19 Copperas Street
M4 1HS
07877 639 87


Kro Bar
325 Oxford Road
M13 9PG
0161 236 1048


Tai Pan
81-97 Upper Brook Street
M13 9TX
0161 273 2798‎

Spicy Hut
35 Wilmslow Road
M14 5TB
0161 248 6200


Red Chili
403 – 419 Oxford Road
M1 4GU

0161 273 1288


Meal Deals: 10% Off

8th Day Cafe
111 Oxford Road
M1 7DU
0161 273 4878


Cafe Muse
Manchester Museum
Oxford Road
M13 9PL
0161 275 3220


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