There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) 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 6 tram, line 250 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 6
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$8

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  12 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$45 - $70

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$20 - $28

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

There is no direct connection from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre. However, you can take the line 6 tram to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink), take the walk to Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar, then take the line 250 bus to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Trafford Centre.

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
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$20 - $28
uberASSIST
$19 - $27
uberACCESS
$19 - $28
uberEXEC
$30 - $45
uberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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 Centre
Estimated price
$45 - $70

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Trafford Centre is 12 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs £30 - £40.

It takes approximately 1 h 6 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre, including transfers.