There are 6 ways to get from Prestwich to Trafford Centre by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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

Line 1 tram, line 250 bus  •  51 min

  1. 1
  2. 250 / ...

$8 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 98 bus, line 100 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. 98 / ...
  2. 100

$6 - $7

4 alternative options

Bus, line 250 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. X43 / ...
  2. 250

$9

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. 9.3 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  11 min

  1. 9.3 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  11 min

  1. 9.3 miles

$18 - $25

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, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) in around 1 h 9 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, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to Dumplington, Barton Dock Rd/The Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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, Bury New Rd/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, Bury New Rd/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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Prestwich to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$18 - $25
uberASSIST
$17 - $25
uberACCESS
$17 - $25
uberEXEC
$28 - $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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Prestwich and Trafford Centre is 9 km. The road distance is 15 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Prestwich to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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