The Royal Exchange Manchester


St Anns Square
M2 7DH
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The Royal Exchange Manchester

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Arrive by tram

If travelling by Metrolink, the nearest stops are Market Street, St Peter’s Square and Exchange Square – each of these are less than ten minutes away on foot. There is a frequent and reliable tram service throughout the day and evening from Altrincham, Bury, East Didsbury, Eccles and MediaCityUK. 

Arrive by bus

There are numerous bus stops within a five-minute walk of the Royal Exchange. The closest stops are Royal Exchange (Stop CX), Cross Street/Royal Exchange (Stop CW) and Market Street (Stop CZ) – these will drop you right outside.

The free city centre Metroshuttle 1 (orange route) also stops directly outside the Cross Street entrance, and the Metroshuttle 2 (green route) stops on Deansgate, just a couple of minutes from the St Ann’s Square entrance.

Arrive by train

The nearest train stations are Manchester Piccadilly (0.6 miles away), Manchester Oxford Road (0.7 miles away) and Manchester Victoria (0.3 miles away). Each station takes less than 15 minutes to walk, or just a few minutes by bus. The free Metroshuttle 1 (orange route) runs via Manchester Piccadilly and the Metroshuttle 2 (green route) runs via Oxford Road and Victoria stations.

Manchester Piccadilly provides intercity and cross-country services to national destinations, including London, Birmingham and Bristol. Manchester Victoria provides local and regional services across Northern England, and Manchester Oxford Road serves areas south of the city centre, as well as national destinations, including Liverpool and Sheffield.

Road Directions

 Arrive by car

There are plenty of places to park within a 10-minute walk of the Royal Exchange, if you prefer to drive. These include Deansgate NCP multi-storey car park (where Blackfriars Street meets Parsonage), High Street multi-storey car park, (above the Arndale Centre) and Manchester Arena car park, next to Victoria station.

Arrive by taxi

Take a taxi from either St Mary’s Gate taxi rank or the Albert Square taxi rank, opposite the Town Hall.


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