How To Get To Event City

EventCity is conveniently located close to the M6, M62, M56 and M60.
If travelling from the M60 South take Junction 9 for the A5081 and follow signs for Barton Dock Road.
For satellite navigation use: M17 8AS

X50 - Manchester City Centre's Express Service
The Trafford Centre's high frequency express bus link leaving Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station Stand K every 15 minutes from early until late 7 days a week 363 days a year (via MediaCityUK Manchester and MUFC)
250 - Stagecoach Manchester Bus Service
The Trafford Centre's high frequency bus link direct from Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station Stand K every 15 minutes from early until late 364 days a year (via MUFC and Manchester University). To plan your journey visit
Trafford Bus Station
This is approximately 10 minutes' walk from EventCity and serviced by bus routes from all over Greater Manchester. There are frequent buses providing a connection every 5 minutes (services 18, 247, 250 and X50) from the bus station to EventCity.
To plan your journey visit

Liverpool John Lennon Airport - By car: Join the A5300 at the airport, then take the M62 (eastbound) to the M60. Follow the M60 (westbound) exiting at junctions 9 or 10.
Manchester Airport - By car: Join the M56, then M60 (westbound) exiting at Junctions 9 or 10. By bus: Service 18 runs frequently direct to The Trafford Centre Bus Station.

Manchester Piccadilly - Bus service X50 or 250 from Piccadilly Gardens Bus Station descending at the EventCity bus stop.
Manchester Victoria - Bus service 100 (every 12 minutes) or Service 110 (every 20 minutes) descending at The Trafford Centre bus station.

Taxi Rank/Marshall Service
Passenger Cars - 0161 747 8000 or visit


Disability Information

Ticket Concessions
Tickets prices for registered disabled visitors are as per the standard ticket prices, however one carer per disabled visitor can enter for free when purchasing tickets on the door.

Accessible Parking
EventCity has allocated more than sixty Blue badge holder spaces in parking bays that are closest to the main entrances, they are all on ground level and they are available on a first come first served basis. EventCity reserves the right to suspend the availability of these spaces, however they pledge to provide the equivalent number of spaces in an equally accessible location should this situation arise.
In the event that these spaces are fully occupied and a normal sized space is not suitable, Intu Trafford Centre's - Barton Square located less than 300M away has a similar number of Blue badge spaces. The Customer drop off point is directly outside the main entrance and can accommodate three drop-offs at anyone one time.

Public Transport
Intu Trafford Centre connects with Barton Square & EventCity via a footbridge which has lift facilities at both ends. There is a zebra crossing located at the car park entrance to Barton Square.
EventCity, Intu Trafford Centre & Greater Manchester Public Transport all have travel guides that can give more details on accessibility. All parties have made efforts to make traveling with a disability obstacle free.
Please refer to their websites

Manual Wheelchair Loan
EventCity has invested in a number of manual wheelchairs and mobility scooters, customers are strongly advised to book these in advance as they are subject to availability. EventCity reserves the right to prohibit the use of mobility scooters onsite for show specific safety reasons, under which circumstances additional manual wheelchairs (and carers) will be made available.  Wheelchairs and mobility scooters are available on receipt of a valid ID and a refundable deposit. Hire charges apply.  To book a manual wheelchair or enquire about the cost to hire a mobility scooter, please contact the venue on 0161 870 9800.

All disabled toilet facilities are unisex. EventCity has a bespoke, high specification, 'Gold Standard' Changes Places toilet facility at the venue. This is accessed by a radar key and is in an easily accessible ground floor location close to the venue entrance.

Hearing Impairments
Please contact the organiser of the relevant show on site to discuss what options are in place to accommodate hearing impaired disabilities. If you wish to discuss how we can further assist you please contact the team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Special Requirements
Should you require any information prior to your arrival, please contact the EventCity Switchboard on 0161 870 9800 or visit

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