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There are 5 ways to get from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford by 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

Tram via Old Trafford, Warwick Road  •  26 min

  1. Take the tram from Victoria to Trafford Bar Navy Line / ...

£3 - £7

Cheapest option

Bus  •  37 min

  1. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Old Trafford, Warwick Road 255 / ...

£2 - £4

3 alternative options

Tram  •  32 min

  1. Take the tram from Victoria to Trafford Bar Navy Line / ...

£2 - £3

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford 3.9 miles

£11 - £13

Walk  •  1h 3m

  1. Walk from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford 3.3 miles

Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford by tram, bus and walk

The journey time between Manchester Victoria and Old Trafford is around 23 min and covers a distance of around 3 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 18 min. Operated by Metrolink, Stagecoach Manchester and Arriva North West, the Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford service departs from Victoria and arrives in Old Trafford. Typically 906 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
23 min
Fastest journey time:
18 min
Journey distance:
3 miles
Services per week:
906
Cheapest price:
£3
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:07
Last service departs at:
23:59

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford tram, bus and walk schedules

Departing Friday, August 6, 2021

Manchester Victoria → Old Trafford
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Old Trafford is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Old Trafford is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Old Trafford is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford is to tram which costs £2 - £3 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford is to taxi which costs £11 - £13 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Piccadilly Gardens and arriving at Old Trafford, Warwick Road. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Victoria and arriving at Trafford Bar. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Manchester Victoria and Old Trafford is 3 miles.

The best way to get from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford without a car is to tram via Old Trafford, Warwick Road which takes 26 min and costs £3 - £7.

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It takes approximately 26 min to get from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Piccadilly Gardens station.

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Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford train services, operated by Metrolink, depart from Victoria station.

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Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Old Trafford, Warwick Road station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 2.6 miles
  • Duration: 26 min

What companies run services between Manchester Victoria, England and Old Trafford, England?

Metrolink operates a vehicle from Victoria to Trafford Bar every 10 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £3 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Old Trafford, Warwick Road every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 20 min. Arriva North West also services this route every 30 minutes.

Train operators
Metrolink
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Old Trafford, Warwick Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Old Trafford, Warwick Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Arriva North West
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Victoria to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
£11 - £13
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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