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The University is well connected by buses in Manchester. Find your way around by bus with help from the following information.

Bus routes

  • Oxford Road Link The 147 bus provides frequent and free inter-campus travel for staff and students, as well as access to Piccadilly Rail Station and the Central Manchester Hospitals. Follow @route147 on twitter for the latest service information.
  • Metroshuttle Free city centre travel via three different routes.
  • Route Explorer Find direct bus services for your journey, view bus stops and download timetables.
  • Journey planner Use Transport for Greater Manchester’s journey planner to find the best way to travel on different modes of transport.

Bus tickets

  • Interest free loans These are available to support the purchase of public transport annual season tickets.
  • Discounted Stagecoach tickets Monthly and weekly tickets available for purchase from the Income Office (G003) in John Owens building.
  • System One Travelcard If you are travelling on a number of modes such as train, tram or bus using different operators it may be better value to use a System One Travelcard.
  • Get me there Smart ticketing services for travelling around Greater Manchester by public transport.


Did you know?

Oxford Road has changed. Parts of the road are only open to buses, black cabs and bicycles from 6am to 9pm everyday making travelling by bus easier and quicker #OxfordRoadEvolves.