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Recommended option

Line 4 tram  •  17 min

  1. Take the line 4 tram from Market Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) 4 / ...

$3 - $5

Cheapest option

Bus  •  22 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Blackfriars St/Parsonage (Maybrook House) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK) 92 / ...

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester to Prestwich 4.9 miles

$20 - $25

Uber  •  10 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester to Prestwich 4.9 miles

$11 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Walk from Manchester to Prestwich 4.8 miles

What companies run services between Manchester, England and Prestwich, England?

First operates a bus from Manchester to Prestwich every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 22 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Market Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate/Barton Arcade (Tapas Bar) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (House 495)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate/Barton Arcade (Tapas Bar) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to Prestwich, Heywood Road/Hampden Road (House 109)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester to Prestwich
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$11 - $17
uberASSIST
$11 - $16
uberACCESS
$10 - $16
uberEXEC
$18 - $26
uberXL
$20 - $28
Taxi from Manchester to Prestwich
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester and Prestwich is 7 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manchester to Prestwich is to bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Manchester to Prestwich is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs £15 - £19.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manchester City Centre, Blackfriars St/Parsonage (Maybrook House) and arriving at Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

The line 4 tram from Market Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.