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Panoramic view of The Lowry at MediacityUK

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Virtual Tour

Explore The Lowry before you visit by using our interactive and virtual tour video designed by Access Social.

Travel Tips

Here’s some useful tips on transport links to The Lowry.

Download TFGM’s handy travel map here or plan your journey here.

Parking

Car parking: Spaces are in the Lowry Outlet. Parking for evening shows is from 5pm and for matinees from 12pm.

Blue Badge Holders: Spaces are in the Lowry Outlet. The Lowry also offers two Blue Badge parking spaces available on a first come first served basis. They cannot be booked in advance and we accept no responsibility for vehicles parked in these spaces.

Pre-pay parking: When you book your theatre tickets for £5.50. We will send you a parking voucher with your tickets. On arrival at the car park, take a ticket to enter and use your voucher when exiting.*

You can also pre-pay for your parking on the day for £6 by taking your car parking ticket to any pay station in the Lowry Outlet between 5pm and 8pm. Insert your car parking ticket, select Lowry pre-pay, tap validation and pay. Doing this means no queue to leave the car park after your visit. Your ticket will be valid between 5pm – 1am. Please note there is no facility to pay for parking in The Lowry.

*please note this voucher does not guarantee you a space. We advise you to arrive early to avoid dissapointment.

Tram, Bus & Train

Metrolink: Use the Eccles line and the MediaCityUK line. Trams from Manchester city centre take approximately 15 minutes.  

Eccles line: alight at Harbour City stop and walk for approximately 10 minutes.

MediacityUK line: alight at MediacityUK stop and walk for approximately 5 minutes. For more information, visit Metrolink’s website or call them on 0161 205 2000. 

Bus: check bus routes and timetables with GMPTE at tfgm.com or call 0871 200 22 33 before you travel.

Train: for the latest train timetables, visit: Transpennine Trains | Northern Rail.

Taxi

Taxi: Salford Quays Taxis – 0161 660 6666, First Taxis – 0161 930 8888, 1010 Taxis (private hire) – 0161 793 1010. A taxi rank is situated outside of The Lowry.

Coach

Coach: Download the Quays coach parking map.

The Lowry Coach Park holds up to 25 coaches and is free. There is a drop-off point in front of The Lowry.

Cycling or Walking

Cycling or Walking: The Lowry is accessible by bicycle from Manchester city centre, and via various cycle paths across the city. For information on cycle routes from Manchester to Salford Quays visit loveyourbike.org.

Roadworks

Starting on Wed 29 August, Manchester City Council and Salford City Council will begin major improvement works on six junctions on and around Regent Road.

The work is scheduled to take 12 months to complete and during this time Regent Road will be reduced from two lanes to one lane in each direction. As a result journey times are expected to increase significantly, especially during the morning and evening peaks.

Journey times for motorists will significantly increase, for example:

  • During the morning peak, travel into the city centre via the M602, Regent Road and on to the Mancunian Way is expected to increase from around 15-20mins to at least 25-30mins.
  • During the evening peak, journeys out of the city centre along the Mancunian Way, Regent Road and on to the M602 are expected to increase from around 20-25mins to at least 40-45mins.

We would advise anyone travelling to see a matinee or evening performance to take this into consideration and add extra time to their journey.

For more information about the scheme please visit Manchester City Council’s MSIRR webpage.