BEFORE TRAVELLING / VISA REQUIREMENTS
Every traveller must have a valid passport.
All participants should check the visa requirements for themselves prior to travel.
TRAVEL REGULATIONS DUE TO COVID-19
As of February 2022, the official information on the website of UK Government is as below:
Persons who are fully vaccinated will no longer need to take a COVID-19 test either before or after arrival in the UK. A passenger locator form is still need to be completed.
As the regulations are continuously subject to change, please make sure to check the UK Entry Regulations before your travel.
To get further information about UK's entry and stay regulations due to COVID-19 and/or the exceptions and suspension of visas, please see the official Coronavirus page through the below link:
HOW TO GET THERE?
Thanks to an integrated transport network Manchester is one of the most accessible cities in the UK for both national and international visitors.
Manchester Airport is the global gateway to the North of England, and the third largest airport in the UK. Manchester Airport offers a whole host of facilities and services to help ensure hassle-free travel. These include tax and duty free savings, free WiFi and Escape Lounges in all three terminals.
Manchester Airport offers excellent connections to the city centre and beyond with a regional railway station and Metrolink station onsite. On arrival the journey to the city centre is easy by train, Metrolink or taxi, taking around 20 minutes.
Direct services operate between London and Manchester run every 20 minutes (First-Trenitalia will run the service form December 2019) and there are frequent alternate services from all major UK towns and cities. There are three main stations in the city centre: Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria. With direct rail services from across the country, getting here is easy.
Manchester is well connected to the rest of the UK via excellent motorway links. The M60 ring road connects the city to motorways north, south east and west.
In addition to the option of driving yourself, National Express and Megabus provide services from all over the country into Chorlton Street Coach Station in the heart of the city centre.