Important AnnouncementPlease be aware, as part of the ongoing redevelopment and upgrade of Metrolink in Victoria station a series of works is being carried out both inside and outside the station this summer. For further information please visit the Transport For Greater Manchester website here www.tfgm.com
Please note, the Victoria Station approach (running from Corporation Street down Hunts Bank) is a bus lane only. This new route is enforced by cameras and subsequent fines. The road in the opposite direction (from Great Ducie Street up Hunts Bank) will remain open for car access.
For the latest news and information regarding planned roadworks in the North West, please go to the Highways Agency website or call 08457 50 40 30
Journey Planner: The Manchester Arena is located in the City Centre, on the corner of Trinity Way, Hunts Bank and Great Ducie Street, and is adjacent to Victoria Station. For Sat Nav systems our postcode is M3 1AR.
By Car: If travelling by car, the Manchester Arena is situated on the A56, 3 miles from Junction 17 of the M62.
By Taxi: For cheaper, easier travel to Manchester Arena events and back, pre-book a cab by clicking here.
Parking: The on-site multi-storey car park is operated and managed by NCP Manchester and has a capacity of 900. In addition, approximately 3,500 recognised NCP spaces within 10 minutes walk serve the Manchester Arena. Please beware of unauthorised car parks and street parking. We advise anyone with walking difficulties to arrive as early as possible and use the NCP car parks at the Arena, Shudehill or the Printworks. Click here for more details.
Drop Off / Pick Up: Please arrange to drop off and/or pick up away from the Arena as, due to our city-centre location and size of events, road closures and diversions may be in place at the end of an event making it difficult to return to your chosen meeting point.
Public Transport: If you're planning a trip to the Manchester Arena - day or night - then you'll find public transport is the best way to travel from all over Greater Manchester, and beyond. The Manchester Arena is one of the easiest places to get to by public transport; buses, trains and trams drop you only minutes away from the entrance.
If you're planning to use public transport System One Travelcards offers a DaySaver which you can use on any combination of bus, train or tram. Click here for more details
Buses: Many buses serve Cannon Street and Victoria bus stations and many more stop within easy walking distance in the city centre. If you're staying out late then Nightbus services on Friday and Saturday nights run directly past the Manchester Arena. Manchester's free city centre Metroshuttle service also links Victoria station with other areas of the centre. Find out more here
Trams: Manchester's excellent Metrolink systems passes right by the Manchester Arena, stopping at Victoria. Services run from Bury, Altrincham and Manchester Piccadilly rail station, with connections to Eccles.
Trains: Manchester Arena and Piccadilly rail station is only a short Metrolink ride to Victoria Metrolink tram stop. To plan a journey with Northern Rail click here
Air: Manchester has a large international airport which provides easy access to the Arena. The airport is approximately ten miles from the venue and can be reached by train or bus as detailed above. Search for the best price for your flights to Manchester at Cheapflights.co.uk.
Coach Parking: If you require information on coach parking please click here to download Marketing Manchester's current leaflet.
For information about all the services featured - and lots more besides - visit the GMPTE website. All the info you will ever need is at www.gmpte.com including an online journey planner. Alternatively you can ring 0161-228 7811 (8am to 8pm, seven days a week).