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Travel and car parking

Car Parking

If you are a blue badge holder, Car Parking Services can offer you a parking permit free of charge, and access to the bays closest to your place of work.  For more information, please contact Car Parking Services at:

If you do not hold a blue badge but are experiencing difficulties with parking and travel to work or would like information about how to apply for a blue badge please contact us.

Accessible Bus Service between North and South Campus

The Oxford Road Link 147 bus offers free accessible bus travel for University of Manchester staff between the Sackville Street and Oxford Road areas of the campus.  

The buses run every ten minutes throughout the day, Monday to Friday between 7.15am and 6.15pm.

The service starts at Bus Stop C on Fairfield Street, near Piccadilly Rail Station, and calls at:

  • The University of Manchester (Sackville Street area)
  • Manchester Metropolitan University 
  • The Royal Northern College of Music 
  • The Dental Hospital 
  • The University of Manchester (Oxford Road area) 
  • Manchester Royal Eye Hospital 
  • Saint Mary's Hospital 
  • A&E and Manchester Royal Infirmary

For a map of the route and a printable leaflet visit:

Travel to Work

It is possible for members of staff who are unable to use public transport or their own car to get taxis to work through the Access to Work scheme. 

If you are experiencing difficulties, please contact us for an appointment to discuss this further: