There are 5 ways to get from Prestwich to Trafford Centre by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Line 1 tram, line 250 bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the line 1 tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 1
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) to Manchester City Centre, Victoria Station (Urbis) 98 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Prestwich to Trafford Centre 9.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Prestwich to Trafford Centre 9.3 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Prestwich to Trafford Centre 9.3 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Prestwich to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Prestwich to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £27 - £33 and takes 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Prestwich to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 8 min.

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The distance between Prestwich and Trafford Centre is 5 miles. The road distance is 9.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Prestwich to Trafford Centre without a car is to line 1 tram and line 250 bus which takes 51 min and costs £5 - £7.

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It takes approximately 51 min to get from Prestwich to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Prestwich to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by First, depart from Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) station.

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Prestwich to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Prestwich to Trafford Centre is 9 miles. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Prestwich to Trafford Centre.

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There are 742+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Prestwich to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

What companies run services between Prestwich, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a bus from Prestwich to Trafford Centre via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) in around 1 h 8 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) to Manchester City Centre, Victoria Station (Urbis)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
28 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 Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Prestwich to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$17 - $25
UberX
$19 - $28
Assist
$19 - $28
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Prestwich to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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