There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford by tram, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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 5 tram via Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)  •  22 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Exchange Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$6 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 5 tram  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Exchange Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Warwick Road (Garage) 255 / ...

$3

Line 250 bus  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) 250 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford 3.9 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford 3.9 miles

$8 - $14

Walk  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford 3.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £3 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford is to taxi which costs £13 - £16 and takes 8 min.

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The distance between Manchester Arndale and Old Trafford is 2 miles.

It takes approximately 22 min to get from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) and arriving at Old Trafford, Warwick Road (Garage). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 2.5 miles
  • Duration: 22 min

What companies run services between Manchester Arndale, England and Old Trafford, England?

Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford every 5 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 20 min. Arriva North West also services this route every 20 minutes.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Exchange Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Warwick Road (Garage)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Warwick Road (Garage)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$7 - $12
UberX
$8 - $14
Assist
$8 - $13
Exec
$14 - $20
UberXL
$15 - $22
Taxi from Manchester Arndale to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$16 - $20
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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