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There are 5 ways to get from EventCity to Manchester by tram, bus, taxi or foot

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Tram  •  22 min

  1. Take the tram from Barton Dock Road to Cornbrook Red Line

£2 - £4

4 alternative options

Tram via Piccadilly Gardens  •  39 min

  1. Take the tram from Barton Dock Road to Cornbrook Red Line
  2. Take the tram from Cornbrook to Piccadilly Gardens Purple Line

£4 - £6

Line 250 bus  •  36 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Park, Event City to Manchester City Centre, Portland Street 250

£3 - £4

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from EventCity to Manchester 5.9 miles

£15 - £18

Walk  •  1h 48m

  1. Walk from EventCity to Manchester 5.7 miles

EventCity → Manchester
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The cheapest way to get from EventCity to Manchester is to tram which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from EventCity to Manchester is to taxi which costs £15 - £18 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Trafford Park, Event City and arriving at Manchester City Centre, Portland Street. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 35 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Barton Dock Road and arriving at Cornbrook. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between EventCity and Manchester is 4 miles.

The best way to get from EventCity to Manchester without a car is to tram which takes 22 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The tram from Barton Dock Road to Cornbrook takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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EventCity to Manchester bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Trafford Park, Event City station.

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EventCity to Manchester train services, operated by Metrolink, depart from Barton Dock Road station.

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EventCity to Manchester bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Manchester City Centre, Portland Street station.

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Map of how to get from EventCity to Manchester.
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  • Distance: 4.3 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between EventCity, England and Manchester, England?

Metrolink operates a vehicle from Barton Dock Road to Cornbrook every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Trafford Park, Event City to Manchester City Centre, Portland Street every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 35 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from Barton Dock Road to Cornbrook
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Metrolink
Tram from Cornbrook to Piccadilly Gardens
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Metrolink
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Park, Event City to Manchester City Centre, Portland Street
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from EventCity to Manchester
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
£15 - £18
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk
Station Cars
Phone
+44 161 928 6666
Altrincham Cars & Taxis
Phone
+44 161 8503 750
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 161 480 8000
Website
metro-taxis.com
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+44 161 483 1099
Website
lynxtaxis.uk
ASAPPcars Ltd
Phone
+44 161 477 3666
Website
asappcars.com

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EventCity to Manchester train services, operated by Metrolink, arrive at Cornbrook station.

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