Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station

Facilities

Manchester Piccadilly railway station is a very large national hub station in City Centre, Manchester. It is managed by Network Rail.

Address

Manchester Piccadilly station
Piccadilly Station Approach
Manchester
Greater Manchester
M60 7RA

Tickets

Ticket Office
Yes

Concourse, mezzanine, VIP point, outside ticket office

Monday To Friday: 04:30 - 22:30
Saturday: 04:30 - 22:30
Sunday: 07:00 - 22:30
Pre-purchase Collection
Yes
Ticket Machine
Yes
Oyster Pre-Pay
No
Oyster Topup
No
Oyster Validator
No
Smartcards Issued
No
Smartcard Validator
No
Smartcard Topup
No

Facilities

First Class Lounge
Yes
Monday To Friday: 06:00 - 19:30
Saturday: 08:00 - 18:00
Sunday: 09:30 - 19:30

Location

Above the information point (opposite the ticket office) on the main concourse - Lift available

Tickets Accepted

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.

Facilities 

Dedicated business areas are fully equipped with telephone points, desks, fax photocopier and modem facilities, screens with updated train information.

Refreshments 

Tea, coffee, soft drinks. 

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi is available 

Showers

Showers are not available

Seated Area
No
Waiting Room
No
Trolleys
Yes
Station Buffet
Yes

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)

Toilets
Yes

Baby changing facilities are available at the south central concourse and satellite lounge toilet facility.

Baby Change Facilities
Yes
Showers Available
No
Public Telephones
Yes

Cards and Coins

WiFi
Yes

Wi-fi available - BT Wifi 

Web Kiosk
No
Post Box
Yes

Post box is situated at the top of the station approach, outside station doors (next to Boots)

Tourist Information Office
No
Cash Machine
Yes

Located on main concourse, platform 10 and Fairfield Street mezzanine level and Fairifeld Street.

Bureau De Change
No
Retail Outlets
Yes

News agent Wide range of shops Mini supermarket Pharmacy Convenience store High street shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth

CCTV
Yes
Customer Information Service
Yes

Departure Screens

Announcements

Arrival Screens

Customer Service
Yes

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

Left Luggage
Yes

Phone: 020 8090 9935

Website: https://www.left-baggage.co.uk/index/locations

Lost Property
No

Accessibility

Help Line
Yes

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.

Website: https://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

Please contact your train operator giving at least 24 hours notice where possible:

Passenger Help Points
Yes

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.

Staff Assistance Available
No

Manchester Piccadilly station is open 24-hours a day and 7-days a week. Mobility assistance is available booked through the relevant Train Operating Company. Please see the Network Rail Website for contact information.

Induction Loop
Yes
Accessible Ticket Machines
Yes

Accessible ticket machines available

Accessible Ticket Counter
Yes

In the main travel centre

Train Access Ramp
Yes
NKS (RADAR) Toilets
Yes

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.

Step Free Access
Yes

Whole station

Ticket Gates
Yes

Ticket gates are in place for platforms 1-7

Impaired Mobility Set Down
Yes

Available only at Fairfield Street entrance with dropped kerb and lift to main station.

Wheelchairs Available
Yes

Transport Connections

Printable local connections map (Open in new tab)

Cycle Storage
Yes

Spaces: 43

Sheltered: no

Location: Fairfield Street, Ducie Street, station front entrance

Storage Types Available: Compound

Storage Type 1: Stands

Car Park
Yes
Taxi Rank
Yes

Taxis are available at the Fairfield Street exit of the station. It closes between 02:00 - 05:00.

Bus Services
Yes

Onward travel map can be found here.


BUS JOURNEYS FROM MANCHESTER PICCADILLY

'First' and 'Stagecoach' operate a network of frequent local bus routes around Manchester city and Greater Manchester. For route maps and timetables:

www.firstgroup.com/ukbus and www.stagecoachbus.com

Buy a Manchester PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket, for discount price unlimited bus travel around the city. For details: www.plusbus.info

FREEBUS JOURNEYS

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.

Route 2

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.

Route 3

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

Metrolink tram information is below under 'Metro'.

Metro Link
Yes

Metrolink trams from Piccadilly station serve: 

Further details: www.metrolink.co.uk 

Airport Link
Yes

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.

Rail Replacement Services
Yes

 Pick Up / Drop off at the bus stops on Station Approach

Cycle Hire
Yes

www.bromptonbikehire.com/docks/2322-manchester-piccadilly

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)

Port Link
No
Car Hire
Yes

Two agents available within walking distance of the station.

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