There are 7 ways to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre 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, bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink) 3 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Rail Station) to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre X50 / ...

$7 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 53 bus, line 100 bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 53 bus from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop (Stadium) to Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Bakery) 53
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Timpsons) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$5 - $8

5 alternative options

Line 216 bus, bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 216 bus from Sportcity, Etihad Stadium to Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) 216 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station X50

$7

Line 3 tram, line 100 bus  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) 3
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Eccles Interchange (Metrolink) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100 / ...

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre 8.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre 8.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre 8.7 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £25 - £31 and takes 15 min.

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The distance between City of Manchester Stadium and Trafford Centre is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 46 min to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Sportcity, Etihad Stadium and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 56 min.

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Map of how to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 46 min

What companies run services between City of Manchester Stadium, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a bus from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre via Sportcity, Etihad Stadium, Piccadilly Gardens (BANK), and Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) in around 56 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Rail Station) to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sportcity, Etihad Stadium to Piccadilly Gardens (BANK)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Eccles Interchange (Metrolink) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop (Stadium) to Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Bakery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Timpsons) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$15 - $23
UberX
$18 - $26
Assist
$17 - $26
Exec
$24 - $35
UberXL
$27 - $40
Taxi from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
15 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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