The Manchester Evening News ( MEN Arena) is the busiest venue in the World* and the largest indoor arena in Europe.
Attracting over one million visitors each year, the 21,000 capacity Arena was named ‘International Venue of the Year’ in 2002 by industry publication Pollstar and has been nominated an unrivalled eight consecutive times.
MEN ARENA ADDRESS
Victoria Station, Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1AR
MEN ARENA LOCATION
Located next to Manchester’s Victoria Station, the MEN Arena has direct access to a hub of public and private transport services.
HOW TO GET THERE: CAR OR COACH
The MEN Arena is situated on the A56, 3 miles from Junction 17 of the M62.
HOW TO GET THERE: PUBLIC TRANSPORT
Vicoria rail station is located directly beneath the Arena and Piccadilly rail station is only a short Metrolink ride away. Trams run from a variety of areas, including Bury and Altrincham, with connections to Eccles. Buses run all day and on friday and Saturday, a night service is in operation, stopping at the Arena itself.
MEN ARENA CAR PARKING SITE
The on-site multi-storey car park is run by NCP and has capacity for 1500 vehicles. There is a fee, but the entire ground floor is for disabled customers only.
If you are unable to secure a place of the ground floor, there is a lift inside the car park that stops at levels 3, 5, 7 and 9. Follow directions from the car park to the Box Office entrance.
The Hunts Bank entrance offers a convenient drop off/pick up point.