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There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral by train, tram, bus, taxi 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

Train  •  12 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Salford Central

£6 - £11

Cheapest option

Bus via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery  •  17 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Salford Cathedral V1 / ...

£2 - £4

5 alternative options

Tram, bus  •  13 min

  1. Take the tram from Piccadilly to St Peter's Square Purple Line / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Salford Cathedral V1 / ...

£4 - £7

Bus  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Salford Cathedral 36 / ...

£2 - £4

Bus via Manchester City Centre, Hulme Street  •  19 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Hulme Street to Salford Cathedral V1 / ...

£2 - £3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral 1.7 miles

£6 - £8

Walk  •  29 min

  1. Walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral 1.6 miles

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral by train and walk

The journey time between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Salford Cathedral is around 7 min and covers a distance of around 2 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 7 min. Operated by TransPennine Express Service, the Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral service departs from Manchester Piccadilly and arrives in Salford Cathedral. Typically 69 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
7 min
Fastest journey time:
7 min
Services per week:
69
Cheapest price:
£6
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:56
Last service departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral train and walk schedules

Manchester Piccadilly Station → Salford Cathedral
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral is to bus via Manchester City Centre, Hulme Street which costs £2 - £3 and takes 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral is to taxi which costs £6 - £8 and takes 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery and arriving at Salford Cathedral. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving at Salford Central. Services depart every three hours, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Salford Cathedral is 1 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral without a car is to train which takes 12 min and costs £6 - £11.

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The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Salford Central takes 7 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral bus services, operated by First, depart from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral is to train which takes 12 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus via Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery, which costs £2 - £4 and takes 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral.
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  • Distance: 1.3 miles
  • Duration: 12 min

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

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly to Salford Central every 3 hours. Tickets cost £6 - £11 and the journey takes 7 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Salford Cathedral every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 4 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Metrolink
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
4 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hulme Street to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
First
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Diamond
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Diamond
Go North West
Phone
+44 330 123 4121
Email
ask@gonorthwest.co.uk
Website
gonorthwest.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Go North West
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Go North West
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
£6 - £8
STS Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 864 1212
Website
stscars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
MMA Transfers
Phone
+44 161 327 0405
Website
mmatransfers.com
Manchester Taxi Service
Phone
+44 161 270 8701
Website
manchestertaxiservice.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
All United Manchester Taxis
Phone
+44 161 224 2424
Website
all-united.co.uk

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral bus services, operated by First, arrive at Salford Cathedral station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Cathedral train services, operated by TransPennine Express Service, arrive at Salford Central station.

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