The city of Manchester needs no introduction. An urban city in North West England, Manchester attracts a large number of tourists from all over the world with its historical landmarks, museums, galleries, shopping malls etc.

As the Parklife Festival draws near, visitors from multiple locations are planning their trips to the festival both from within the Manchester city and from out of town. If you are one of them, then this article will help you find transport facilities available in Manchester to get to Parklife.

There are multiple transport options available in Manchester to reach Heaton Park that include buses, trams, Parklife shuttle buses, coaches and cabs. Public transport, for sure, is the best option to get to Heaton Park for Parklife festival because it will save you the parking cost which is £ 7.5/day and you will have to book the parking space in advance. So, the wise decision will be to opt for a public transport to reach this much awaited festival.



Bus routes 59, 64,135,164,165,484 and 495 will take you to Heaton Park.


Metrolink will be running extra trams during the Parklife festival to meet the demands but do expect busy metrolink service and plan a little more time in your journey as a large number of people will be heading to parklife festival. Metrolink will take you to the Heaton Park, which is only a few minutes away from the festival location.


Big Green Coach is Parkilfe’s official coach partner and it is offering return services on both days from 15 locations across UK with fares only from  £ 20.


Parklife Shuttle Bus

Parkilfe Shuttle Bus will be available from 9am to 5pm on both days from Manchester city centre. Parklife travel passes are on sale these days, so check them out and book your tickets in advance.


If you do not want to travel by any of the aforementioned transport facilities, then the taxi service available in Manchester is another option for you. It will not only ensure you a comfortable journey but will also save you some time. For using the cab service, try pre-booking to avoid any hassle on the festival day.  is offering the facility to book your taxi online, so, why not avail the opportunity? Do check Minicabit’s website for further details.