There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Arndale 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 5 tram, line 250 bus  •  35 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Exchange Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$7 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus via Manchester City Centre, Parsonage (Maybrook House)  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Manchester City Centre, Parsonage (Maybrook House) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Bus  •  40 min

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station X50

$5

Line 100 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre 7.2 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre 7.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  13 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre 7.2 miles

$15 - $22

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between Manchester Arndale and Trafford Centre is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 35 min to get from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station station. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 33 min.

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

Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 33 min.

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 Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Parsonage (Maybrook House) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$13 - $20
uberX
$15 - $22
uberASSIST
$14 - $21
uberEXEC
$20 - $29
uberXL
$23 - $35
Taxi from Manchester Arndale to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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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