There are 6 ways to get from Old Trafford to Eccles by bus, tram, taxi, towncar or foot

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Line 291 bus  •  11 min

  1. Take the line 291 bus from Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) to Trafford Park, Trading Estate (Sub Station) 291

$3

5 alternative options

Line 3 tram  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 3 tram from Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) 3

$2 - $4

Line 250 bus, line 2 bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250
  2. Take the line 2 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Eccles Interchange 2 / ...

$6 - $7

Taxi  •  6 min

  1. Take a taxi from Old Trafford to Eccles 2.8 miles

$13 - $16

Uber  •  6 min

  1. Take an Uber from Old Trafford to Eccles 2.8 miles

$7 - $11

Walk  •  55 min

  1. Walk from Old Trafford to Eccles 2.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Old Trafford to Eccles is to line 291 bus which costs £2 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Old Trafford to Eccles is to taxi which costs £10 - £12 and takes 6 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) and arriving at Trafford Park, Trading Estate (Sub Station) station. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday to Friday. The journey takes approximately 7 min.

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The distance between Old Trafford and Eccles is 2 miles.

The best way to get from Old Trafford to Eccles without a car is to line 291 bus which takes 11 min and costs £2.

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The line 291 bus from Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) to Trafford Park, Trading Estate (Sub Station) takes 7 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Old Trafford to Eccles bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) station.

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Old Trafford to Eccles bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Trafford Park, Trading Estate (Sub Station).

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Map of how to get from Old Trafford to Eccles.
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  • Distance: 2.2 miles
  • Duration: 11 min

What companies run services between Old Trafford, England and Eccles, Salford, England?

Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Old Trafford to Eccles every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 7 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
16 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 Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) to Trafford Park, Trading Estate (Sub Station)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Old Trafford to Eccles
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$6 - $10
UberX
$7 - $11
Assist
$6 - $10
Exec
$13 - $18
UberXL
$15 - $19
Taxi from Old Trafford to Eccles
Ave. Duration
6 min
Estimated price
$13 - $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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