Manchester Piccadilly railway station is a very large national hub station in City Centre, Manchester. It is managed by Network Rail.
Manchester Piccadilly station
Piccadilly Station Approach
Concourse, mezzanine, VIP point, outside ticket officeMonday To Friday: 04:30 - 22:30
Above the information point (opposite the ticket office) on the main concourse - Lift available
Virgin Only First tickets - Virgin First Open or Virgin Advance First tickets. You can only enter the lounge on the travel date shown on your ticket.
Dedicated business areas are fully equipped with telephone points, desks, fax photocopier and modem facilities, screens with updated train information.
Tea, coffee, soft drinks.
Wi-Fi is available
Showers are not available
Coffee shop Buffet Coffee kiosk Cold drinks vending machine Hot drinks vending machine Food vending machine Public House/Bar Food outlet (Seating available) Food outlet (Seating unavailable)
Baby changing facilities are available at the south central concourse and satellite lounge toilet facility.
Cards and Coins
Wi-fi available - BT Wifi
Post box is situated at the top of the station approach, outside station doors (next to Boots)
Located on main concourse, platform 10 and Fairfield Street mezzanine level and Fairifeld Street.
News agent Wide range of shops Mini supermarket Pharmacy Convenience store High street shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
Please see any member of staff or go to the Network Rail Station Reception situated near to WH Smith on the Fairfield Street mezzanine level - a buzz button is available if reception closed
Phone: 020 8090 9935
If you wish to book assistance but are not sure which train operator you are travelling with, you can call 0800 022 3720. On calling, you will be referred to the appropriate train operator.
Please contact your train operator giving at least 24 hours notice where possible:
Located in satellite lounge by the side of the lift and outside the entrance to the toilets on the South Concourse.
The Train Information Point is located on the main concourse. The Station Reception is located in the Fairfield Street mezzanine level near to W.H Smith.
Accessible ticket machines available
In the main travel centre
Accessible toilets are available on the main concourse, satellite lounge near platforms 13/14 and upper concourse retail area (near to Carluccios). Use the radar key or contact a member of staff for further directions.
Ticket gates are in place for platforms 1-7
Available only at Fairfield Street entrance with dropped kerb and lift to main station.
Location: Fairfield Street, Ducie Street, station front entrance
Storage Types Available: Compound
Storage Type 1: Stands
Taxis are available at the Fairfield Street exit of the station. It closes between 02:00 - 05:00.
Onward travel map can be found here.
'First' and 'Stagecoach' operate a network of frequent local bus routes around Manchester city and Greater Manchester. For route maps and timetables:
Buy a Manchester PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket, for discount price unlimited bus travel around the city. For details: www.plusbus.info
The city centre free bus service now runs even later into the evening.
Route 2 and the new Route 3 service now operates until midnight Monday to Saturday.
That means you can now do more of the things you like for longer, safe in the knowledge the free bus will be there to pick you up or drop you off - whether that's at one of your favourite destinations or a major transport interchange.
Route 1 has also be extended to serve Salford Central Station in the AM/PM peak and, on Saturday, the Museum of Science and Industry and Castlefield. Route 2 provides a morning link between Victoria and Spinningfields.
The revamped service is maintaining its frequent ten-minute service (12 minutes on Sunday) and continues to be operated by Go North West.
. Route information and map can be at www.tfgm.com.
Route 1 (Monday - Friday off-peak, Sunday)
Piccadilly Rail Station, Piccadilly Gardens, Charlotte Street, King Street (Cross Street), Market Street, Deansgate (Barton Arcade), Bridge Street, Gartside Street, Quay Street, Deansgate (John Rylands Library), John Dalton Street, King Street (Brown Street), York Street, New York Street, Central Coach Station, Chorlton Street, to Piccadilly Rail Station via Station Approach.
Route 1 (Monday - Friday AM/PM peak)
Piccadilly Rail Station, Piccadilly Gardens, Charlotte Street, King Street (Cross Street), Market Street, Deansgate (Barton Arcade), Bridge Street, Gartside Street, New Quay Street, Chapel Street, Salford Central Station, Gartside Street, Quay Street, Deansgate (John Rylands Library), John Dalton Street, King Street (Brown Street), York Street, New York Street, Central Coach Station, Chorlton Street, to Piccadilly Rail Station via Station Approach.
Route 1 (Saturday only)
Piccadilly Rail Station, Piccadilly Gardens, Charlotte Street, King Street (Cross Street), Market Street, Deansgate (Barton Arcade), Bridge Street, Gartside Street, Science and Industry Museum, Deansgate (Great Northern), Deansgate (John Rylands Library), John Dalton Street, King Street (Brown Street), York Street, New York Street, Central Coach Station, Chorlton Street, to Piccadilly Rail Station via Station Approach.
Manchester Piccadilly Station via Station Approach, London Road, Fairfield Street, Whitworth Street, Whitworth Street West, Deansgate, Quay Street, New Quay Street, Irwell Street, Trinity Way, Chapel Street, New Bailey Street, Bridge Street, Deansgate, Victoria Bridge Street, Chapel Street, Victoria Street, Hunts Bank, Victoria Station Approach, Todd Street, Corporation Street, Withy Grove, Shudehill, Thomas Street, High Street, Church Street, Dale Street, Ducie Street, to Piccadilly Approach.
Piccadilly Rail Station, Piccadilly Gardens, Portland Street, Princess Street, Whitworth Street (Palace Theatre), Oxford Road Rail Station, Whitworth Street West, Deansgate Rail Station, Deansgate (Great Northern), Deansgate (John Rylands Library), Deansgate (King Street West), Deansgate (Barton Arcade), Deansgate (St. Mary's Gate), Victoria Rail Station, Corporation Street, Shudehill, High Street, Church Street, Dale Street, to Piccadilly Rail Station via Station Approach.
More details on the freebus service can be found here
For information about all buses in Greater Manchester visit: Transport for Greater Manchester.
Metrolink tram information is below under 'Metro'.
Nearest Airport is Manchester International Airport approximately 9 - 10 miles away. There are 6 trains an hour during the course of the day, services are limited throughout the night.
Pick Up / Drop off at the bus stops on Station Approach
Brompton Bike Hire provide two tariffs based on annual or leisure membership for 24 hour bike hire:
Frequent: £2.50 per day (£20 annual membership)
Leisure: £5 per day (£1 annual membership)
Two agents available within walking distance of the station.
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