There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham by train, 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

Train  •  25 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Line 2 tram  •  32 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) 2

$3 - $6

4 alternative options

Line 263 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 263 bus from Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Altrincham Interchange 263

$5

Taxi  •  17 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham 9.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  17 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham 9.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  17 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham 9.1 miles

$17 - $25

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Altrincham, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 25 min. Alternatively, Arriva North West operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $5 and the journey takes 52 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$17 - $25
uberASSIST
$17 - $24
uberACCESS
$17 - $24
uberEXEC
$28 - $40
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
17 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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Altrincham is 13 km. The road distance is 15 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Altrincham is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs £26 - £32.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Altrincham. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 25 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) and arriving at Altrincham Interchange. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham takes 25 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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