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Facilities at a glance

  • Toilets
  • Parking
  • ATM
  • Ticket Office
  • Wifi
  • Ticket machine
  • Step free access
  • Refreshment facilities
  • General service information
    • Staffing Level
      Full time
    • Closed Circuit Television
    • Information Services Open
      Mon-Fri - 24h
      Saturday - 24h
      Sunday - 24h
    • CIS
      Departure Screens
      Arrival Screens
    • Customer 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.

  • Ticket buying and collection
    • Ticket Office
    • Prepurchase Collection
    • Ticket Machine
    • Oystercard Issued
    • Use Oystercard
    • Always Show Oyster Card Fields
    • Smartcard Issued
    • Smartcard Validator
  • All station facilities
    • First Class Lounge


      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.


      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

      Mon-Fri 06:00 to 19:30
      Saturday 08:00 to 18:00
      Sunday 09:30 to 19:30
    • Seated Area

      Available throughout the station.

    • Trolleys
    • Station Buffet
      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

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

    • Baby Change
    • Showers
    • Telephones
      Usage Type: Cards And Coins
    • Wi Fi
      Wi-fi available - BT Wifi 
    • Post Box
      Post box is situated at the top of the station approach, outside station doors (next to Boots)
    • Tourist Information
    • Atm Machine
       Located on main concourse, platform 10 and Fairfield Street mezzanine level and Fairifeld Street.
    • Bureau De Change
    • Shops
      News agent Wide range of shops Mini supermarket Pharmacy Convenience store High street shops Off Licence Passport Photo Booth
  • Accessibility and mobility access
    • Helpline
      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.
    • Staff Help Available
      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
    • Accessible Ticket Machines

      Accessible ticket machines available

    • Height Adjusted Ticket 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
  • Car park information
    • Cycle Storage
      Spaces: 43
      Sheltered: No
      Cctv: No
      Location: Fairfield Street, Ducie Street, station front entrance
      Type: Compound,Stands
    • CarPark
      Car parking 1:

      For parking charges see:

      For car park season ticket charges see:

      To book online parking see: 

      Operator Name: A P C O A Parking ( U K) Limited
      Name: Long Stay
      Spaces: 856

      Number Accessible Spaces: 40
      Accessible Spaces Note: 2 Blue Badge spaces are available - parking is chargeable for all vehicles
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Accessible Car Park Equipment Note:

      In the Short Stay Car Park in Fairfield Street with lift access to the station and in the Long Stay Car Park adjacent to the station.

      Cctv: Yes

      Mon-Fri - 24h
      Saturday - 24h
      Sunday - 24h


      Car parking 2:

      Short Stay Car Park (including drop off/pick up point) is located within the Fairfield Street Entrance.

      Car park is free for first 10 minutes.

      Operator Name: A P C O A
      Name: Short stay / Drop off
      Spaces: 47

      Number Accessible Spaces: 3
      Accessible Car Park Equipment: Yes
      Accessible Car Park Equipment Note:

      Yes -   Fairfield Street entrance (via lift)

      Cctv: Yes



    • Rail Replacement Services

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

    • Taxi Rank

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

    • Onward Travel

      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 Services

      Metrolink trams from Piccadilly station serve: 

      • Bury
      • Rochdale
      • Ashton-under-Lyne
      • Manchester Airport
      • Media City UK
      • Altrincham
      • Disbury 
      • Eccles

      Further details: 

    • Airport

      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.

    • Car Hire

      Two agents available within walking distance of the station.

    • Cycle Hire

      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)

  • Passenger services
    • Customer Service

      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

      Operator Name: Excess Baggage Company
    • Lost Property

      Operator Name: Excess Baggage Company
      Mon-Fri 09:00 to 17:30

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