Manchester Central Convention Complex

Petersfield, Manchester
M2 3GX, UK
Tel: +44 (0)161 834 2700 Fax: +44 (0161) 833 3168


By Metrolink

The city’s Metrolink network is expanding and currently the nearest stop to Manchester Central is Deansgate-Castlefield. From there, the venue is just a few minutes on foot – just follow the signs along the route.

Metrolink runs every few minutes from early morning until late in the evening. Routes and further information can be found on the Metrolink website.

By Rail

Manchester’s main train station is Manchester Piccadilly, which is a 20 minute walk from Manchester Central or a five minute taxi journey. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road train station which is less than five minutes walk away.

Manchester Victoria station is also accessible to the venue, and is a 10 minute taxi journey or a 20 minute walk away.

By Air

Manchester Airport is a major international hub just nine miles (14.5km) from the city centre. It serves more than 200 destinations worldwide including direct routes to nine US cities.

From the airport, the city is approximately 25 minutes away by taxi or just 20 minutes via the half-hourly express rail service (tickets £3.00-£4.00).

By Car

Manchester’s M60 orbital motorway provides easy access from north, south, east and west. If using a satellite navigation system, please follow the postcode M2 3GX. For further driving instructions and a map, please click here.

Parking: There is an NCP (National Car Park) directly below Manchester Central that is open 24 hours a day all year round. It has 720 spaces including 18 disabled parking bays and there is direct access to Manchester Central by lift, stairs and escalators. For information on hourly charges, please visit


Jury’s Inn Manchester

Oxford Global have a dedicated HotelMap for the Biomarkers Congress which is an interactive map showing the availability and rates of hotels near the Congress venue. Please visit to compare prices and make your booking.

Warning for Exhibitors/Delegates attending Biomarkers Series UK

Oxford Global has learned that third-party companies (recently Business Travel Management/btravelmanagement and Exhibitors Hotel Reservations Services) are targeting conference attendees with a fraudulent hotel booking scheme.

Please note that none of these third-party companies are associated with Oxford Global in any way, nor have Oxford Global authorised them to use their names or trademarks on information they send out to attendees.

If you are contacted by a third-party company by phone or email using Oxford Global’s name or the name of the Biomarkers Series UK and offering accommodation services, we urge exhibitors and attendees to proceed with extreme caution before signing anything sent by these companies or entering into any conversation or replying to any emails sent from these third-party companies.