There are 6 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne by bus, tram, 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 197 bus, line 3 tram  •  48 min

  1. Take the line 197 bus from Chorlton upon Medlock, Grafton St/Royal Infirmary (Medical School) to Manchester City Centre, Oxford St/St.Peter's Sq (Pharmacy) 197 / ...
  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, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Dawsons) 111
  2. Take the line 216 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) to Ashton Under Lyne, Katherine St/Cavendish St 216

$7

Line 168 bus  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 168 bus from Fallowfield, Wilbraham Rd/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

$16 - $23

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, Portland St/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 Chorlton upon Medlock, Grafton St/Royal Infirmary (Medical School) to Manchester City Centre, Oxford St/St.Peter's Sq (Pharmacy)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Dawsons)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) to Ashton Under Lyne, Katherine St/Cavendish St
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Fallowfield, Wilbraham Rd/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
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$16 - $23
uberASSIST
$15 - $22
uberACCESS
$15 - $22
uberEXEC
$25 - $35
uberXL
$28 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Greater Manchester and Ashton-under-Lyne is 10 km. The road distance is 13 km.

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

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

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

It takes approximately 48 min to get from Greater Manchester to Ashton-under-Lyne, including transfers.