Plan Your Visit

Discover RNCM 50: Tuesday 27 September

We’re located on the corner of Oxford Road and Booth Street West, one mile south of the city centre.

Manchester is an ever-evolving city which can mean diversions, so we recommend visitors travel by public transport where possible. Oxford Road connects the RNCM by bus to the city centre and to Oxford Road, Piccadilly and Victoria railway stations. Oxford Road Station is approximately a 15-minute walk away and our main entrance is on Booth Street West.

By Bus

Buses from Piccadilly Bus Station (Piccadilly Gardens) to the Oxford Road area include:
16, 41, 42, 43, 44, 85, 86, X41, X57, 111, 142, 143, 157, 250, 263, 291

Buses from Oxford Road Station: Any bus that runs down Oxford Road (away from the city)

Buses from Manchester Airport: 43, 44

Bus from Piccadilly Train Station: 147

By Taxi

Taxi ranks are at each railway station and the fare to the RNCM is approximately £8 – 9.

If you’re travelling from Manchester Airport, the fare is approximately £25 – £30.

By Metrolink

Alight at St Peter’s Square and walk or catch a bus along Oxford Road.

By Road

Plan your route via


If you have any access requirements or need Blue Badge parking, please contact us in advance via [email protected] or 0161 907 5297.


It’s important to note that there’s no parking available at the RNCM on weekdays. Options close by include Manchester Aquatic Centre and Manchester University (Booth Street West).

RNCM Food and Drink

Our brand new café will be serving breakfast from 8.30am, so there’s plenty of time to eat before registration if you arrive early. We’ll also be offering hot and cold food throughout the day.

Zoom Helpdesk

If you’re joining us online and experience difficulties during the day don’t worry, our friendly team will be on hand via our Zoom Helpdesk.