Linear Algebra and Its Applications Conference, Hulme Hall, University
of Manchester on Monday 10th, Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th, July,
Travel Directions to Hulme Hall
Hulme Hall is just beyond the south edge of the
University of Manchester campus, 200 yards off Oxford Road, a main route
south out of the city served by numerous buses.
Tel: 0161 224 2862, Fax: - 0161 257 3059.
Manchester city centre has 2 mainline rail stations - Piccadilly and
Victoria, linked by shuttle bus (service number 4 & 5) and the Metrolink.
Local rail stations include Oxford Road and Deansgate. Trains depart
from London Euston hourly (10 minutes to the hour on Saturdays and on the
hour on weekdays and Sundays) to Manchester Piccadilly; the journey takes
approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes on weekdays and Saturdays and 3 hours
20 minutes on Sundays.
British Rail Enquiries - Manchester - Tel: 0161 - 832 8353
- Euston - Tel: 0171 - 387 7070
Eurostar run a service from Paris and Brussels to London Waterloo station,
the journey taking approximately 3 hours from Paris and 3 hours 15 minutes
Eurostar Enquiries - Tel: 01233 - 617575
Getting from Train Stations to Hulme Hall.
Piccadilly train station is about 2 miles from Hulme Hall. Taxis are
readily available outside the station, and the fare will be approximately
£3. To get the bus you need to walk a few hundred yards to the bus
station in Piccadilly gardens and catch any bus that says Wilmslow Road
(which includes most 40s); the fare is about 60p.
From Oxford Road train station, walk down the station approach to Oxford
Road and turn right. Almost any bus will take you past Hulme Hall; the
fare is about 35p. Alternatively, the walk takes 15-20 minutes.
National Express Coaches run a service from the Central Bus Station at
Heathrow Airport to Chorlton Street Coach Station in Manchester (near to
Piccadilly station), the journey taking approximately 6 hours.
Services also run from London Victoria Coach Station, (some changing at
Birmingham) and then onto Manchester, taking approximately 7 hours.
Gatwick Airport (south and north terminals) run a service to Manchester
(some changing at Birmingham or Heathrow), this takes approximately 8
National Express Coach Enquiries - Tel: 0171 - 730 0202.
Manchester is served by an excellent road system, providing faster access
to the city centre than almost any other major centre in Britain.
The M62 provides a fast link to Liverpool in the west, and to Leeds, West
Yorkshire and Humber ports in the east.
The M6 connects Manchester to Birmingham and London in the south and to
Glasgow and Central Scotland in the north.
The M56 leads to Chester and North Wales.
Manchester Airport lies 10 miles (16 km) south of Manchester. There is a
train station in the airport, which has a direct link to Terminal 1 and a
shuttle bus link to Terminal 2. There are 2 to 4 trains per hour from the
airport to Piccadilly Station, Manchester some of which also stop at
Oxford Road station, which is the stop before Piccadilly.
A ferry leaves Zeebrugge, Belgium every evening at 6.15 p.m. and arrives at
the Port of Hull at
8.00 a.m. the next morning where there is a connecting bus into the centre
of Hull (taking approximately 20 minutes). Trains run direct from Hull to
Manchester Piccadilly, the journey taking approximately 2 hours.
Ferry Enquiries - Tel: 01482 377177