There are 7 ways to get from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, tram, bus, taxi, rideshare, towncar 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

Train  •  14 min

  1. Take the train from Trafford Park to Manchester Piccadilly

$2 - $3

6 alternative options

Line 2 tram  •  20 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Stretford (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) 2

$3 - $5

Bus  •  30 min

  1. Take the bus from Stretford, Davyhulme Road/Park Road (House 148) to Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) X50 / ...

$4

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station 4.8 miles

$21 - $26

Rideshare  •  39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stretford to Manchester 4.3 miles

$5

Uber  •  8 min

  1. Take an Uber from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station 4.8 miles

$11 - $17

Walk  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Walk from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station 4.8 miles

What companies run services between Stretford, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station 5 times a week. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 14 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 and the journey takes 23 min. Arriva North West also services this route every 5 minutes.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Stretford (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Stretford, Davyhulme Road/Park Road (House 148) to Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Stretford, Chester Road/Stretford Arndale (Arndale Centre) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Dawsons)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stretford to Manchester
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$11 - $17
ASSIST
$10 - $16
ACCESS
$9 - $15
uberEXEC
$18 - $26
uberXL
$20 - $28
Taxi from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
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

How far is it from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

The distance between Stretford and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 6 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

The cheapest way to get from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which costs £1 - £2 and takes 14 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

The quickest way to get from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs £15 - £19.

Is there a direct train between Stretford and Manchester Piccadilly Station?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Trafford Park and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 14 min.

Is there a direct bus between Stretford and Manchester Piccadilly Station?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Stretford, Davyhulme Road/Park Road (House 148) and arriving at Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 23 min.

How long does it take to get from Stretford to Manchester Piccadilly Station?

The train from Trafford Park to Manchester Piccadilly takes 14 min including transfers and departs five times a week.