More information (including maps) can be found on the University's
has direct flights from Chicago and
most major European cities. Direct flights from Chicago are
operated by American Airlines/British Airways and BMI (code sharing with
Several budget airlines also fly to Manchester. See the list of
Direct trains from the airport to the city centre
take about 20 mins and cost 3 Pounds. Taxis are about 15 Pounds.
You can also fly to
Liverpool airport which is mainly served
by easyJet and
Taxis to Manchester are about 60 Pounds.
There is a bus from Liverpool airport to Manchester city centre
which takes about 1 hr 15 mins (5 Pounds for the return journey).
The relevant stations are Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Oxford
Street. Trains from London leave at Euston Station.
For train connections, consult
Train prices in the UK vary largely with travel times
and how far in advance you book the ticket.
If you just buy the ticket on the train, you will pay 200 Pounds
for the return trip to London, but you can get the same ticket
for about 60 Pounds if you buy in advance and avoid peak times.
Trains between London and Manchester take about 2 1/2 hours.
Manchester is about 200 miles north of London. For driving
instructions, see mapquest.
Please remember that (all!) cars drive on the left !
No cars are needed during the workshop.
Please contact us if you need parking arrangements (which will
National Express coaches serve over 1,200 destinations across the
UK from the Chorlton Street Coach Station, which is near Piccadilly
railway station and a short walk from both University campuses.
You can contact the Chorlton Coach Station on: 08705 808080.