Manchester Oxford Road Train Station

Manchester Oxford Road train station (MCO)

Manchester Oxford Road train station
Station Approach
Greater Manchester
Oxford Road
M1 6FU
Load stations
Last updated:
Staffing level Full time
Information systems
  • DepartureScreens
  • Announcements
Ticket office opening times
  • Monday to Saturday: 06:30 - 22:40
  • Sunday: 07:30 - 22:00
Pre-purchase collection Yes
Ticket machine Yes
Oyster cards issued here No
Use Oyster cards here No
Smartcards issued here Yes
Top up Smartcards here Yes
Validate Smartcards here No
Smartcards information

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Penalty fares Applicable Operators: NT
Customer service information


Left luggage No
Left luggage contact details


Lost property opening times
  • Monday to Sunday: 07:00 - 22:00


Open 0700-2200 7 days per week

Lost property contact details

Telephone: 08002006060


Seated area available
Waiting room information


Station buffet available Yes
Toilets available Yes
Toilets information

Accessible Toilet is available from first until last train using a RADAR key

Baby changing facilities available No
Showers Unknown
Telephones available Yes
Wifi available No
Wifi information

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Post box available Yes
Bureau de change available Unknown
Helpline information

We want everyone to travel with confidence. That is why, if you are planning on travelling on national rail services, you can request an assistance booking in advance - now up to 2 hours before your journey is due to start, any time of the day. For more information about Passenger Assist and how to request an assistance booking via Passenger Assist, please click here .

Helpline contact details


0800 138 5560 text relay 18001 0800 138 5560


Staff help opening times
  • Monday to Saturday: 05:30 - 23:30
  • Sunday: 07:00 - 23:30
Induction loop available Yes
Accessible ticket machines available Yes
Accessible ticket machines information

Accepts Cash & Cards

Accessible booking office counter available

Ticket office staff make every effort to provide the assistance that disabled passengers require.

Ramp for train access available
National Key toilets available No
Step free access coverage Partial station
Step free access information
  • Category B Station
  • Please note there are no tactile pavings at this station
  • Due to station layout and platform height, only services from Liverpool coming in and out of platform 5 are mobility scooter friendly at Manchester oxford Road

There are two lifts at the Piccadilly end of platform 4 and 2/3 which connect the concourse area platform 4 and 5 with 2/3.

Note: there is no lift access to platform 1 at all

To find our more about travelling around this station, please see the 360 map click here

Ticket gates exist
Impaired mobility set down available No
Impaired mobility set down information

No designated area is provided. The station front may be used for set down purposes.

Cycle storage available Yes
Cycle storage number of spaces 72
Cycle storage sheltered Yes
Cycle storage CCTV Yes
Cycle storage location

On platform 4 and 5

Cycle storage information

4 hoops on platform 4/5

Cycle storage types
  • Racks
  • Stands
Rail replacement information

Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)

Taxi rank information

Bus services information

'First' and 'Stagecoach' operate a network of frequent local bus routes around Manchester city and Greater Manchester. For route maps and timetables: and

Buy a Manchester PLUSBUS ticket with your train ticket, for discount price unlimited bus travel around the city. For details:

The three free 'Metroshuttle' bus services link the main rail stations and various attractions in the city centre. Buses run daily, 07:00 to 19:00.

For information about all buses in Greater Manchester visit:

Metro services information

For details of the Manchester 'Metrolink' tram network:

Cycle hire information

Not available at this station.