Getting There

With extensive transport links, and located just north of Manchester, Bury is accessible from across the UK.

By Rail and Tram

Frequent, direct trains carry visitors into Manchester. From there, take one of the frequent Metrolink trams (approx. 30 mins) to the Interchange in Bury town centre. For more information go to or call 08457 48 49 50.

To explore tram services and times, and other local public transport options, go to

Bury line and part of the Rochdale to East Didsbury line early on Sunday morning, but it’s anticipated that all services will be back to operating normal service by approximately 8.00am.  There will be replacement buses in some areas and all details of tram services and buses are below;  

 The following tram services will run before 8am:

The following bus services will also run until normal services resume on all lines:

By Road

Bury is 8 miles from Manchester city centre with direct links to and from the M60 and M66 (Take J2 to Bury) providing easy access to the rest of Greater Manchester and the North West.

By Bus

There are extensive options for travel into Bury via bus, for further detail on appropriate bus routes and journey times go to -

By Taxi

There are a number of taxi companies across the city. 

By Air

Manchester International Airport is the third busiest airport in the UK and has direct regional and international flights across the globe. Go to


There is a wealth of accommodation options in the Bury area if you plan on spending the night. Explore the area and places to stay at

Car Parks 

A number of car parks are located close to the event village:

Castle Leisure Centre
The Rock
Millgate Shopping Centre
The Market
Knowsley Place

Please visit here for car park details including parking charges and ensure that you have planned your journey and where you will park in advance.

Please be aware that Parsons Lane Car Park will be hosting the event village and will therefore be closed on both Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th September 2017. Please also avoid parking in private car parks with customer and time restrictions.

Road Closures

Please be aware that a number of roads will be affected by closures on the day. For full information click here to download the road closure map.