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Originally known as Knott Mill - a name that still stands proud on the Victorian station buildings - Deansgate is a raised station in Manchester city centre, just a kilometre west of Manchester Piccadilly and close to the heart of the shopping district. Trains entering the station from the west pass between Castlefield Urban Heritage Park and the renovated red brick warehouses that line the Bridgewater Canal. In and around all those post-industrial buildings you'll find loads to enjoy - Manchester's Comedy Store is around the corner, and there are no fewer than four bars in converted railway buildings opposite the station. As for the station, it stands almost as it did when the Manchester South Junction and Altrincham Railway opened it in 1849. Additions include a footbridge across Whitworth Street, added in 1985 to connect the station to the Manchester Central Exhibition Complex (formerly GMEX) and its Metrolink tram stop.

Station details & facilities

Trains into Deansgate station arrive at one of two platforms raised above street level. Both have a long ramp, stairs or lift to the concourse below, where you'll find easy-access toilets and staffed ticket windows. For the exhibition complex, exit via the walkway from platform 1. Westbound trains to Liverpool and Blackpool depart from platform 2, and trains to other Manchester stations and Buxton from platform 1.

Departures and arrivals from Deansgate

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Deansgate station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to SouthportNorthern11:332On time
to Blackpool NorthNorthern11:392On time
to Manchester AirportNorthern11:391On time
to Manchester AirportNorthern11:521On time
to WindermereNorthern11:562On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester Oxford RoadNorthern11:292On time
from Manchester AirportNorthern11:382On time
from Blackpool NorthNorthern11:391On time
from WindermereNorthern11:511On time
from Manchester AirportNorthern11:552On time
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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