There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 6 tram  •  42 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 6

$4

5 alternative options

Line 060 bus, bus  •  44 min

  1. Take the line 060 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to Trafford Bar 250 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar 9.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Trafford Bar 9.5 miles

$45 - $65

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar 9.5 miles

$20 - $29

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) station to Trafford Bar. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport The Station and arriving at Trafford Bar via Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Trafford Bar is 7 miles. The road distance is 9.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar without a car is to line 6 tram which takes 42 min and costs .

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The line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) takes 42 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport The Station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Trafford Bar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar.

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There are 802+ hotels available in Trafford Bar. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 42 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Trafford Bar, England?

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) in around 44 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$17 - $25
UberX
$20 - $29
Assist
$19 - $28
Exec
$27 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Trafford Bar
Estimated price
$45 - $65

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