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Travel and Accommodation

The venue

The Radisson Blu Manchester Airport Hotel is conveniently located for all modes of transport, with fantastic public transport links and direct trains from many major cities.

Getting there

By train: Manchester Airport train station is a two minute walk from the venue, via covered walkway. Routes from across the country connect with the station.

By tram: Hop on the Metrolink tram service number 6 from Manchester Victoria and get off at Manchester Airport.

By car: Onsite parking is available, with a total 220 spaces available on a first come, first served basis.


Accommodation is not included in the registration fee and must be booked separately.

Radisson Blu Manchester Airport Hotel

Rooms at the conference venue are available to book at conference rates: £155/night single & £165/night Double. To take advantage of the special rate:

  1. Visit
  2. Select Radisson Blu Manchester Airport Hotel, enter the dates and number of guests in the room.
  3. Under ‘Special Rates’ choose ‘promotional code’ and enter the code GALA09

All bookings must be guaranteed with a credit card at the time of booking and can be cancelled 7 days in advance of the booking.

Alternative accommodation

Manchester airport has a large selection of hotels to suit all budgets within its vicinity. Find a hotel at Manchester Airport.

Manchester is a short train ride away and offers a wide variety of accommodation. Find accommodation via visitManchester.