Manchester City Council

Roads, parking & transport Coach and lorry parking in Manchester

Coach parking

We offer parking facilities for the large number of coach operating companies visiting the city centre, from all parts of the UK, Europe and farther afield.

Manchester provides on-street short stay coach bays for unloading/loading and medium stay bays for parking up to 4 hours.  Longer-term/overnight parking facilities are available in the city centre and at sporting/tourist venues around the city - see list below:

Short stay drop off bays - max 20 minutes

  • Chorlton Street - 2 bays
  • Liverpool Road - 2 bays
  • Oxford Street - 2 bays

Medium stay coach stands - max stay 4 hours

  • Byrom Street - 2 bays (6pm-8am)
  • Charles Street - 2 bays (4pm-8am)
  • Cheetham Hill Road - 9 bays (6.30pm-8am)
  • Great Bridgewater Street - 1 bay (4pm-8am)
  • Great Ducie Street - 3 bays (7pm-4am)
  • Miller Street - 9 bays (6.30pm-8am)
  • Store Street - 6 bays (

Longer stay/overnight - pre-book

  • Etihad Stadium car park - tel: 0161 227 3151
  • Owen Street Euro car parks - tel: 0161 832 9777
  • Imperial War Museum North - tel: 0161 836 4000

Town Centre car parks

24-hour, secure coach parking is also available through Town Centre car parks. They have spaces available for coaches at their car parks on 1 Port Street, M1 2EQ and 21 Ducie Street, M1 2JB.

Both car parks are fully staffed 24 hours a day and are just a 5 minute drive or 10 minute walk to the Christmas Market.

To book coach parking call 0791 743 6589, email or visit the Town Centre Car Parks website.

For further information on facilities around the city centre see the Visit Manchester website, which includes a coach parking map.  

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