Travel & Parking
How to get to the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre - home of the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup.
Map available here.
By bus from Manchester City Centre
Piccadilly Gardens (Stop D) service number 216 runs to Sportcity (location of the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre) with a journey time of approximately 10 minutes.
Service numbers 235 and 237 also pass Sportcity.
Spectators should alight at the Sportcity Visitors Centre and cross Alan Turing Way to pass through the Asda car park, and access the venue by crossing the Stuart Street canal bridge.
By bus from Ashton under Lyne
From Ashton Bus Station, service number 216 runs to Sportcity, with an approximate journey time of 24 minutes.
Spectators should alight opposite Asda, and cross Ashton New Road to pass through the Asda car park, accessing the venue by crossing the Stuart Street canal bridge.
During the event, spectators will need to use the main spectator entrance which is just past the service road to car park 10.
Spectator parking is at the Etihad Campus through Gate 2 off Alan Turing Way in the Blue Car Parks. These car parks are approximately a 10-15 minute walk from the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre.
Parking for disabled spectators on site is limited, parking will be for blue badge holders only and must be arranged prior to the event by telephoning 0161 223 2244 (option3).
There are covered bike sheds close to reception for visitors, but you should bring your own high security lock. If you are just visiting the cafe, bikes can be parked for short periods in reception, but still needs to be locked securely.
A footbridge crosses the Ashton canal, which is National Route 60, so there are a number of off-road routes you can use, some of them only suitable in daylight hours.
Visit the Sustrans website here for your journey planner by bike. Enter the venue postcode M11 4DQ.
For other routes please click here