Getting Here

The RNCM is located one mile south of Manchester City Centre, on the corner of Oxford Road and Booth Street West.

Our address is:
124 Oxford Road
M13 9RD

T 0161 907 5200
F 0161 273 7611
E [email protected]

Our main entrance is on Booth Street West.

We encourage visitors to travel to us by public transport where possible. Please visit for details of buses, trains and trams in the Greater Manchester area.

If you have any access requirements while visiting the RNCM, please email [email protected]

Travelling by Car and Parking Information

If you are travelling to the RNCM by car we recommend that you allow plenty of time for your journey. Please note that Oxford Road has recently undergone significant change and general traffic is no longer permitted to use the route between 6am and 9pm, 7 days a week. Visitors driving into and across the city centre will need to use alternative routes, such as Upper Brook Street and Princess Street, rather than Oxford Road.

For further information on these changes, please view information on the Manchester City Council website.


Please note that there is no public car parking available at the RNCM on weekdays before 5pm. Daytime visitors are advised to use nearby public car parks.

Parking Map RNCM

1. Sir Charles Groves Hall of Residence Underground Car Park (evenings and weekends)
Off Rosamond Street West

On weekdays between 5pm – 11.30pm, and on weekends and bank holidays between 7.30am – 11.30pm, visitor parking is available in the RNCM secure underground car park, located next to the College in the basement of the Sir Charles Groves Hall of Residence.

The current charge is £3.50 per car, payable on foot at the machine.

Please note that the underground car park entrance/exit is 2.1 metres high and 2.3 metres wide. Customers who own larger vehicles may wish to consider using alternative car parks in order to reduce the risk of damage to vehicles.

Overnight parking in the Sir Charles Groves Hall car park is prohibited, and is subject to a fine of £50 per night.

The two closest public car parks to the RNCM are:

2. University of Manchester Booth Street West Car Park
Booth Street West
M15 6AR (access via Higher Cambridge Street)
Further information

3. Manchester Aquatics Centre Car Park (NCP)
Booth Street East
M13 9SS
Further information

Please note that travel and parking information has been given as a guide only, and may be subject to change. Car parks 2 and 3 are not managed by the RNCM. Visitors are advised to check travel plans ahead of your journey.

Travelling by Train

Manchester Oxford Road is the nearest train station to the RNCM (approximately half a mile/15 minute walk away).

Manchester Piccadilly station is less than a mile away. From there visitors can travel to us by walking (approximately 20 minutes), or by taking a bus or short taxi journey.

Travelling by Bus

There are frequent bus services from Manchester City Centre (Piccadilly Gardens) to Oxford Road, and Booth Street West.

The nearest bus stops to the RNCM on Oxford Road are Manchester Aquatics Centre and The University of Manchester. On Booth Street West there is a stop near to the main entrance to the RNCM.

Travelling by Tram

The nearest tram stop is St Peter’s Square (just over one mile from the RNCM). From there you can walk or catch a bus down Oxford Road.

Travelling by Air

Our nearest airport is Manchester Airport, located about 10 miles south of the city centre. There are regular train, bus and taxi connections to the city.

For more information please visit the Manchester Airport website.

Places to stay

Hyatt Hotels Manchester is our Principal Hotel Partner and located directly opposite the RNCM on Booth Street West, just off Oxford Road.

Hyatt Hotels Manchester offers a variety of room sizes all with king beds. The hotel is also home to the Laureate restaurant where you can enjoy a range of locally sourced dishes on the restaurant’s à la carte menu, or experience small plates and cocktails at the hotel’s Graduate bar.

To find out more about the complete Hyatt Manchester experience and booking, visit the Hyatt Manchester website.