There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays by bus, tram, 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

Bus National Express  •  16 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester to Salford National Express / ...

$5 - $8

Cheapest option

Bus Stagecoach Manchester  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) 250 / ...

$2 - $3

5 alternative options

Line 7 tram  •  21 min

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

$2 - $4

Line 50 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 50 bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to The Lowry, Huron Basin 50

$4

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays 3.7 miles

$16 - $20

Uber  •  7 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays 3.7 miles

$8 - $13

Walk  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays 3.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 28 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs £12 - £15.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Salford Quays is 4 km.

The bus from Manchester to Salford takes 9 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester and arriving at Salford. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Salford
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Art Gallery to The Lowry, Huron Basin
Ave. Duration
27 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 Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Old Trafford, White City (Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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
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 Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$7 - $12
uberX
$8 - $13
uberASSIST
$7 - $12
uberEXEC
$13 - $19
uberXL
$14 - $21
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
7 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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