By Train

 Manchester Oxford Road Railway Station

The Manchester campus is just a five minute walk away. Turn right out of Oxford Road Station and walk underneath the railway bridge. The Manchester campus is to your right.

 Manchester Piccadilly Railway Station

Follow the signs for Fairfield Street taxi ranks and take the 147 bus to Oxford Road/All Saints. The bus runs every 10-15 minutes. You can also walk, which takes 10-15 minutes.

 Manchester Victoria Railway Station

Follow the signs for the free metro shuttle bus service 2 (green). Get off at Chester Street and walk up to Oxford Road and turn right. The metro shuttle service runs every 10 minutes.

By Metrolink

You can walk to the campus from St Peter's Square Metrolink Stop, which takes 10 minutes. Walk down Oxford Street/Oxford Road, in the opposite direction to the Midland Hotel, past the Palace Theatre and Oxford Road Railway Station. The Manchester campus is on your right.

The nearest mainline tram stop to Birley Building is Deansgate-Castlefield, which is approximately a 10 minute walk

By Bus

Take the 147 bus from Piccadilly railway station to the stop outside the surface car park on Oxford Road. You can also get numerous buses heading towards south Manchester (Bus Number 41, 42, 43, 85, 111, 250, 256), which all stop at the Manchester campus.

Visit Transport for Greater Manchester for more information

By Car

 From the M56, south of Manchester

Keep in right hand lanes at Junction 3 (signposted City Centre) and continue from the end of the M56 onto A5103 (Princess Parkway), signposted Manchester city centre. Continue ahead until you reach a major roundabout with an overpass and take the third exit, signposted Sheffield A57(M). At next roundabout take the first exit onto Cambridge Street, turn right onto Chester Street and right onto Oxford Road.

 From the M60, north and east of Manchester

Exit at Junction 22 and turn right at traffic lights onto A62. Continue until the end and turn left onto A665 then, following signs for Universities, turn right. Bear left just before the road rises to become the Mancunian Way and join the dual carriageway, immediately moving into the right hand filter lane to turn right (signposted Manchester Aquatics Centre) onto Grosvenor Street. Follow sign for MMU onto Oxford Road.

 From the M602, west of Manchester

Proceed to the end of the M602, join the A57(M) (Mancunian Way) and leave by the slip road (signposted Universities) immediately after the MMU buildings visible on both sides of the carriageway. Follow the slip road from the Mancunian Way round to the left and join the dual carriageway (Upper Brook Street). Take the first right into Grosvenor Street, then turn right onto Oxford Road.


Input the postcode M15 6BH into your satellite navigation system to get to the Manchester campus.

To get directions to Birley Building, input the postcode M15 5JH and this will direct you to Stretford Road. Turn south onto Old Birley Street and continue for approximately 500 yards. Turn left onto Greenheys Lane West. Turn left onto the A5103/Princess Road (Northbound) then immediately exit on to the slip road towards the Birley Building. Take the first left for the multi-storey car park and the second left for visitor and disabled parking.


There is limited on-road parking and multi-story car parking facilities around the Manchester Campus, although spaces are limited and parking charges are expensive.

Car Parks within walkable distance of Manchester campus


Whenever possible, please use public transport.