Planning Your Visit
Dates: 29th September – 2nd October 2019

Venue: Manchester Central & The Midland Hotel

The Conservative Party Conference is located in a secure zone which you will need a conference pass to access.

Please find the latest travel information here:

How to get there


It takes a little over two hours to reach Manchester from London and Manchester also has direct connections to most major UK cities. Services arrive at Piccadilly or Victoria stations where passengers can connect with Metrolink trams for easy access to the city centre. Manchester Central is a 20 minute walk from Piccadilly Station or just five minutes by taxi. Alternatively, catch a connecting train to Oxford Road Station - just five minutes from Manchester Central on foot.


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.

Information on Manchester Airport can be found at:


Due to the Conference being a secure island site, many roads near to Manchester Central & The Midland Hotel will be closed for the duration of the event. Please check back soon and we will provide the nearest Taxi and drop-off points.


Please note the Manchester Central NCP will be closed for the duration of Conference. Other nearby carparks may also be closed, please check back soon for further details.

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