There are 5 ways to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 3 tram  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) 3

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 219 bus, bus  •  53 min

  1. Take the line 219 bus from Ashton Under Lyne, Katherine St/Cavendish St (Car Showroom) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Piccadilly (Gardens) 216N / ...
  2. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Langworthy, Eccles New Rd/Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks) 33 / ...

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays 9.5 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays 9.5 miles

$18 - $26

What companies run services between Ashton-under-Lyne, England and Salford Quays, England?

You can take a bus from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Piccadilly (Gardens) and Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) in around 53 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashton Under Lyne, Katherine St/Cavendish St (Car Showroom) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Piccadilly (Gardens)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Langworthy, Eccles New Rd/Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Langworthy, Eccles New Rd/Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$18 - $26
ASSIST
$18 - $26
ACCESS
$17 - $25
uberEXEC
$29 - $45
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ashton-under-Lyne and Salford Quays is 13 km. The road distance is 15 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs £27 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Ashton-under-Lyne to Salford Quays. However, there are services departing from Ashton Under Lyne, Katherine St/Cavendish St (Car Showroom) and arriving at Langworthy, Eccles New Rd/Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks) via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

The line 3 tram from Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) takes 49 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.