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

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Recommended option

Line 2 tram  •  14 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...

$2 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 263 bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the line 263 bus from Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) to Trafford Bar 263

$3

4 alternative options

Line 256 bus  •  25 min

  1. Take the line 256 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Trafford Bar 255 / ...

$3

Taxi  •  5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar 2.7 miles

$12 - $16

Uber  •  5 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar 2.7 miles

$6 - $10

Walk  •  51 min

  1. Walk from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar 2.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar is to line 263 bus which costs £3 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar is to taxi which costs £9 - £12 and takes 5 min.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Trafford Bar is 2 miles.

The line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) takes 14 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) and arriving at Trafford Bar. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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

Arriva North West operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 15 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Major St (Building 101) to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$6 - $10
uberX
$6 - $10
uberASSIST
$5 - $9
uberEXEC
$13 - $16
uberXL
$14 - $17
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
5 min
Estimated price
$12 - $16
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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Trips from Manchester Piccadilly Station