There are 6 ways to get from Altrincham to Handforth by bus, train, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  42 min

  1. Take the bus from Altrincham Interchange to Handforth Dean, Shopping Centre Hd1

$6

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Train  •  46 min

  1. Take the train from Altrincham to Stockport
  2. Take the train from Stockport to Handforth

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 2 tram, train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) 2
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Handforth

$8 - $11

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Altrincham to Handforth 7.9 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Altrincham to Handforth 7.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Altrincham to Handforth 7.9 miles

$17 - $25

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The cheapest way to get from Altrincham to Handforth is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 17 min.

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The quickest way to get from Altrincham to Handforth is to taxi which costs £23 - £29 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Altrincham Interchange and arriving at Handforth Dean, Shopping Centre. Services depart three times a week, and operate Wednesday. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Altrincham to Handforth. However, there are services departing from Altrincham and arriving at Handforth via Stockport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Altrincham and Handforth is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Altrincham to Handforth without a car is to bus which takes 42 min and costs £4.

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The bus from Altrincham Interchange to Handforth Dean, Shopping Centre takes 42 min including transfers and departs three times a week.

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Altrincham to Handforth bus services, operated by Elite Services, depart from Altrincham Interchange station.

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Map of how to get from Altrincham to Handforth.
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  • Distance: 6.1 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Altrincham, England and Handforth, England?

Elite Services operates a bus from Altrincham to Handforth 3 times a week. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Altrincham to Handforth via Stockport in around 46 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Altrincham to Stockport
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Handforth
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Handforth
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Elite Services
Phone
0161 969 5117
Email
sales@eliteservicesltd.com
Website
elitecoachessalemoor.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to Handforth Dean, Shopping Centre
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
elitecoachessalemoor.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Altrincham to Handforth
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$15 - $22
UberX
$17 - $25
Assist
$16 - $24
Exec
$23 - $35
UberXL
$26 - $40
Taxi from Altrincham to Handforth
Ave. Duration
17 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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