Manchester Piccadilly Station Information

Arrivals, departures, timetables and accessibility.


Manchester Piccadilly station
Piccadilly Station Approach
Greater Manchester
M60 7RA

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    The timetables for Manchester Piccadilly are displayed below, click on the Download Timetable link to view the PDF timetable for the route.

    Carlisle to Preston and Manchester via Cumbrian Coast and Windermere to Manchester Airport

    Bolton to Manchester and Manchester Airport

    Liverpool to Manchester Airport and Warrington Bank Quay via Earlestown (includes Helsby to Ellesmere Port)

    Manchester to Chester via Altrincham

    Manchester to Manchester Airport local stopping services

    Detailed station information
    Ticket Machine
    Left Luggage
     Baby changing facilities are available at the south central concourse and satellite lounge toilet facility.
    Baby change facilities
    Cycle storage
    Spaces:  43
    Shelter:  No
    CTV:  No
    Location:  Fairfield

    Street, Ducie Street, station front entrance
    Storage type:  Compound
    Car Park
    Long Stay
    Opening times:  Monday-Friday 24h
    Saturday 24h
    Sunday 24h
    Spaces:  856
    Off peak charges:  N/A
    Hourly charge:  N/A
    Daily charge:  N/A
    Weekly charge:  N/A
    Monthly charge:  N/A
    3 monthly charge:  N/A
    6 monthly charge:  N/A
    Annual charge:  N/A
    Operator:  APCOA Parking (UK) Limited
    Tel:  08719774222
    Address:  Boad Street
    Postcode:  M60 7RT
    Taxi rank
    Taxis are available at the Fairfield Street exit of the station.  It closes between 02:00 - 05:00.
    Bus service
    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: and

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



    The new look free bus is now running, replacing the Manchester Metroshuttle. Still completely free and with later running times, the revamped service provides travel to all your favourite Manchester city centre destinations. Route information and map can be at

    Route 1

    Manchester Piccadilly Station via Station Approach, Piccadilly, Portland Street, Charlotte Street, King Street, Cross Street, Market Street, St Mary's Gate, Deansgate, Hardman Street, Byrom Street, Quay Street, Peter Street, Mount Street, Albert Square, Cross Street, King Street, York Street, New York Street, Portland Street, Chorlton Street, Aytoun Street, Auburn Street, to Piccadilly 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.

    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'.
    Metro service

    Live tram departure board - Piccadilly Tram Station 

    Metrolink trams from Piccadilly station serve: 




    Manchester Airport

    Media City UK




    Further details: 
    Detailed station information
    Assisted Travel Team
    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.
    Monday-Sunday 24h
    Help points
    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 help
    Monday-Sunday 24h
    Induction loop
    Accessible ticket machines
    Accessible ticket machines available
    Accessible booking office counter
    In the main travel centre
    Ramp for train access
    Accessible taxis
    Taxi rank outside Fairfield Street entrance - available 05:00 until 02:00
    Accessible public telephones
    Normal height public telephones are on the main concourse but are of an accessible height.
    National key toilets
    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
    Whole station
    Ticket gates
    Ticket gates are in place for platforms 1-7
    Impaired mobility set down
    Available only at Fairfield Street entrance with dropped kerb and lift to main station.
    Wheelchairs available