Travel

Getting Here

Thanks to an integrated transport network Manchester is one of the most accessible cities in the UK for both national and international visitors.

Train

There are three main stations in the city centre: Piccadilly, Oxford Road and Victoria. With direct rail services from across the country, getting here is easy. Operators include: TransPennine Express, CrossCountry Trains, Great Western Railway and Northern Rail.

Coach

National Express and Megabus provide services from all over the country into Chorlton Street Coach Station in the heart of the city centre.

Road

Manchester is well connected to the rest of the UK via excellent motorway links. The M60 ring road connects the city to motorways north, south east and west.

Flying to Manchester

For the best airfare options to Manchester visit Flightnetwork. 

Manchester Airport

With three terminals handling over 22m passengers each year, Manchester Airport is the global gateway to the North of England, and the third largest airport in the UK. More than 60 airlines ensure Manchester is directly connected to over 200 destinations around the world including the new direct routes for 2017, San Francisco and Boston.

Manchester Airport offers a whole host of facilities and services to help ensure hassle-free travel. These include tax and duty free savings, free WiFi for up to 60 minutes and Escape Lounges in all three terminals.

Manchester Airport offers excellent connections to the city centre and beyond with a regional railway station and Metrolink station onsite.

Visa Overview

To determine if you will need to apply for a visa, please click here.

Obtaining a visa may require a visit to a consulate or embassy, payment of a fee, and significant wait time. The information on this page is provided as a courtesy and is subject to change. Please contact your local U.S. consulate or embassy for up-to-date information.

Visa letters will only be issued to attendees who have paid their registration fee in full.

Invitation Letters

If you require a personal letter of invitation to attend the Conference, contact the conference manager by email at: [email protected] In your email, provide the following information:

  • Complete name
  • Mailing address
  • Accepted paper number (if applicable)
  • Accepted paper title (if applicable)
  • Any other details that your country of residence requires for your visa application

You must first register for the conference before an invitation letter is issued.  Once registered, please forward your registration confirmation email and paper title with a request for the invitation letter to Taylor Lineberger at [email protected] The Conference cannot contact or intervene with any Embassy or Consulate office abroad on your behalf so please begin your visa application process as soon as you determine that you want to attend IEEE FLEPS 2021. Please provide as much information as possible to avoid delays in receiving your letter.