Travelling by Car

For Sackville Street area (following signs for The University of Manchester)

M6/M56 (northbound)

  • Exit the M6 at J19 taking the third exit at the roundabout onto Chester Road A566.
  • Continue straight ahead onto the A50.
  • At the major roundabout bear right onto the M56.
  • Follow the M56 until it turns into the A5103 signposted for the city centre.
  • Take the A5103 into the centre of Manchester until you reach a major roundabout with an overpass.
  • Take the third exit at the roundabout onto the Mancunian Way A57 lower level.
  • At the next roundabout take the second exit (straight ahead) onto the Mancunian Way A57(M) elevated level for 350m.
  • At the next exit, bear left off A57(M) and immediately on the slip road bear right into Sackville Street.
  • Take the first left onto Charles Street where you will find a multi-storey car park.

M62 (westbound)

  • Take the M62 east to Manchester.
  • Exit motorway at J20 following the A627 (M) to Oldham.
  • Continue straight ahead onto Broadway A663.
  • Bear right onto Oldham Road A62.
  • Continue straight ahead onto Portland Street A5103.
  • Turn left onto Princess Street.
  • Turn left onto Charles Street where you will find a multi-storey car park.

M62 (eastbound)

  • Take the M62 west to Manchester.
  • Exit at J12 onto the M602 Eccles bypass.
  • Continue straight ahead onto the A57.
  • Bear left onto the Mancunian Way A57(M).
  • Bear left again onto the A57 and continue straight ahead onto Sackville Street.
  • Turn left onto Charles Street where you will find a multi-storey car park.

M6 (southbound)

  • Take the M6 south
  • As you approach the outskirts of Manchester continue straight ahead onto the M61.
  • Shortly after, continue straight ahead onto the M60.
  • Continue straight ahead onto the M62 and bear right onto the M602 Eccles bypass.
  • Continue straight ahead onto the A57.
  • Bear left onto the Mancunian Way A57(M).
  • Bear left onto A57 and continue straight ahead onto Sackville Street.
  • Take the second left onto Charles Street where you will find a multi-storey car park.

Parking

The University of Manchester provide public car parking at six locations around campus so there’s plenty of space to leave your car. Please visit the University of Manchester website to find out more.

The multi-storey car parks at both Booth Street West and Charles Street offer paid public parking and are convenient and safe.

Please note that when special events are on (eg graduation, weekday open days), parking is extremely limited. We strongly recommend that you use public transport to reach campus at these times, unless travelling by car is essential.