There are 9 ways to get from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays by tram, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Line 7 tram via St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink)  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 7 tram from St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) 3 / ...

$2 - $4

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Bus  •  26 min

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, White City (Retail Park) 255 / ...

$2 - $3

7 alternative options

Line 5 tram, line 7 tram  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Exchange Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Cornbrook (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the line 7 tram from Cornbrook (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) 3 / ...

$5 - $8

Line 7 tram  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 7 tram from Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) 3 / ...

$2 - $4

Line 50 bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Manchester City Centre, St James Square (Hair Salon) to Salford Quays, Harbour City Tram Stop 50

$4

Line 27 bus  •  34 min

  1. Take the line 27 bus from Manchester City Centre, St Mary's Gate (Harvey Nicholls) to Langworthy, Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks) 27

$4

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays 3.6 miles

$16 - $19

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays 3.6 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  54 min

  1. Walk from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays 2.9 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) and arriving at Old Trafford, White City (Retail Park). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Manchester Arndale and Salford Quays is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays without a car is to line 7 tram which takes 25 min and costs .

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The line 7 tram from St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) station.

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Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Old Trafford, White City (Retail Park) station.

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There are 788+ hotels available in Salford Quays. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 25 min

What companies run services between Manchester Arndale, England and Salford Quays, England?

Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 19 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Exchange Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Cornbrook (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Cornbrook (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
18 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, White City (Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, St James Square (Hair Salon) to Salford Quays, Harbour City Tram Stop
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, White City (Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Langworthy, Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, St Mary's Gate (Harvey Nicholls) to Langworthy, Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Langworthy, Thurlow St (Haldane Barrcks)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$7 - $12
UberX
$8 - $13
Assist
$7 - $12
Exec
$14 - $20
UberXL
$15 - $22
Taxi from Manchester Arndale to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$16 - $19
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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