Greater Manchester has a rail network of 142 route miles with 98 stations, forming a central hub to the North West rail network. The city has two mainline railways stations, Piccadilly and Victoria, which both serve the national rail network.
The high speed hourly rail link from Piccadilly to London Euston currently takes two hours and six minutes.
King Street is well positioned for access to both mainline railway stations, and is closely served by Deansgate and Oxford Road stations.
Metrolink operates a fast and frequent service which is fully accessible to all, running 7 days a week, 364 days of the year. The closest tram stations to King Street are Deansgate-Castlefield and St Peter’s Square.
Daily tickets can be bought from ticket machines at all stops. You must be in possession of a valid Metrolink ticket or pass before travelling.
The Metroshuttle is a free bus service throughout Manchester City Centre, and is the easiest way to travel from Piccadilly to King Street.
Routes 1, 2 and 3 all pass by King Street:
Monday – Friday 7am–9pm
Monday – Friday 6.30am–6.30pm
Monday – Friday 7.25am–7.20pm