Travelling by train to Chetham's Library is super-simple. The nearest railway station to Chetham's Library is Manchester Victoria, which is served by Northern and TransPennine Express services throughout the day. It's 2 minutes to Chetham's Library on foot. Chetham's Library is right next to the station, opposite the National Football Museum.

Chetham's Library is full of wonders for all to enjoy. You'll find it jam-packed with a fascinating historic collection and intriguing displays, suitable for all ages.

Visit the Chetham's Library website for opening information.


This attraction has free entry for all.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:30 - 22:00
Saturday 06:30 - 22:00
Sunday 08:00 - 22:15
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage spaces38
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on platform and approach
Cycle storage notes<p>38 cycle stands on platform and approach</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

Level access from the concourse direct to platforms 1, 2 & 3. Access to platforms 4 & 5 from platform 3 via an accessible lift or up 29 steps, across the footbridge (25 paces) and down by the accessible central lift or 29 steps to platform level. Access to platform 6 is also across the footbridge (37 paces) and down via accessible lift or 29 steps on to the platform. Lifts open for all services.

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

Departures and arrivals from Manchester Victoria

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Manchester Victoria station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to LeedsNorthern12:216On time
to Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express12:223On time
to Kirkby (Merseyside)Northern12:265On time
to LeedsNorthern12:376On time
to Manchester AirportTransPennine Express12:393On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from BlackburnNorthern12:245On time
from Liverpool Lime StreetTransPennine Express12:314On time
from Wigan North WesternNorthern12:326On time
from Redcar CentralTransPennine Express12:383On time
from RochdaleNorthern12:395On time

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