There are 6 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 7 tram, bus  •  56 min

  1. Take the line 7 tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink) 7 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Rail Station) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station X50

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 3 tram  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Etihad Campus (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) 3

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 216 bus, bus  •  1 h 2 min

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

$8

Taxi  •  15 min

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

$30 - $45

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

$17 - $24

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, Ashton New Rd/Etihad Stadium, Piccadilly Gardens (BANK), and Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) in around 1 h 2 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 10 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 intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sportcity, Ashton New Rd/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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$17 - $24
uberASSIST
$16 - $23
uberACCESS
$16 - $23
uberEXEC
$27 - $40
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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 City of Manchester Stadium and Trafford Centre is 10 km. The road distance is 14 km.

The cheapest way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 15 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Sportcity, Ashton New Rd/Etihad Stadium and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

It takes approximately 56 min to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre, including transfers.