The nearest train station to the Manchester Central Convention Complex is Manchester Oxford Road. This just a 10-minute walk away from the venue. Alternatively, Manchester has direct rail connections to all major UK cities, with many services to the city coming into either Piccadilly or Victoria station. From here, you can take the Metrolink light railway system from either Piccadilly or Victoria and alight at St Peter’s Square, which is within a 5-minute walk of the venue.

Manchester Central Convention Complex, formally the G-MEX Centre, is an award-winning venue used for functions, conferences and exhibitions. Formerly a railway station, it was opened in 1982 as an exhibition centre and refitted in 2008 to be more multi-functional. For more information about opening times, visit the official website of Manchester Central Convention Complex.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:45 - 20:25
Saturday 06:45 - 20:25
Sunday 08:00 - 22:00
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
Staff Help notes
Lifts available

2 lifts at the Piccadilly end of platform 4 and 2/3 which connect the concourse area with platform 4/5 and with platfrom 2/3

Note there is no lift access to platform 1 at all
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces72
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
on Platform 4/5
Cycle storage notes<p>4 hoops on platform 4/5</p>
Step-free accessWhole station
Step-free access notes

There are two lifts at the Piccadilly end of platform 4 and 2/3 which connect the concourse area platform 4 and 5 with 2/3.

Note: there is no lift access to platform 1 at all

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



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