There are 6 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus, line 3 tram  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary (Property 336) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn) 43 / ...
  2. Take the line 3 tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink) 3

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Line 111 bus, line 216 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons) 111
  2. Take the line 216 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Cavendish St 216

$7

Line 168 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 168 bus from Fallowfield, Yew Tree Rd (House 8) to Ashton Bus Station 168

$6

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne 7.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne 7.8 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne 7.8 miles

$17 - $24

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne is to taxi which costs £23 - £28 and takes 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fallowfield, Yew Tree Rd (House 8) and arriving at Ashton Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Ashton-under-Lyne is 6 miles. The road distance is 7.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne without a car is to bus and line 3 tram which takes 50 min and costs £4 - £6.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Moss Side, Horton Rd station.

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Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Ashton-Under-Lyne, Cavendish St station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne is 8 miles. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne.

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There are 813+ hotels available in Ashton-under-Lyne. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne.
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  • Distance: 6.2 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Ashton-under-Lyne, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons) and Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) in around 1 h.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary (Property 336) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Cavendish St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fallowfield, Yew Tree Rd (House 8) to Ashton Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary (Property 336) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$14 - $21
UberX
$17 - $24
Assist
$16 - $24
Exec
$23 - $35
UberXL
$26 - $40
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne
Ave. Duration
13 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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