There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays by tram, bus, taxi, towncar or foot

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Line 7 tram  •  21 min

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

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Bus  •  28 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) 250 / ...

$2 - $8

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 line 7 tram which costs £2 - £3 and takes 21 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) and arriving at Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Salford Quays is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays without a car is to line 7 tram which takes 21 min and costs £2 - £3.

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The line 7 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Harbour City (Manchester Metrolink) takes 21 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) station.

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There are 777+ hotels available in Salford Quays. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Salford Quays.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 21 min

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

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

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
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)
Ave. Duration
19 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Coach Station, Chorlton St to Salford
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
nationalexpress.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) to Old Trafford, White City (Retail Park)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
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
Access
$7 - $12
UberX
$8 - $13
Assist
$8 - $12
Exec
$14 - $20
UberXL
$15 - $22
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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