There are 8 ways to get from Swinton to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, tram, taxi, car, rideshare 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

Train  •  17 min

$2 - $3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  34 min

  1. V1 / ...

$2 - $4

Line 26 bus  •  38 min

  1. 26 / ...

$5

Bus, line 3 tram  •  49 min

  1. 2 / ...
  2. 3

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  10 min

  1. 6.8 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  10 min

  1. 6.8 miles

$1 - $3

Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. 4.5 miles

$3

Uber  •  10 min

  1. 6.8 miles

$14 - $21

Questions & Answers

The distance between Swinton and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 8 km. The road distance is 11 km.

The cheapest way to get from Swinton to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Swinton to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs £20 - £25.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Eccles and arriving at Manchester Piccadilly. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Deans, East Lancs Rd/Hello Hotel and arriving at Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Portland Buildings. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 22 min.

The train from Eccles to Manchester Piccadilly takes 17 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Swinton to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 3 hours. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 17 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Swinton to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 22 min. Stagecoach Manchester also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Deans, East Lancs Rd/Hello Hotel to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Portland Buildings
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Dales Brow, Folly Ln/Leigh Ave (House 110) to Eccles, Regent St/Eccles Interchange (Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Dales Brow, Worsley Rd/Folly Ln (Worsley Point) to Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Chinatown (Art Gallery)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Dales Brow, Worsley Rd/Wentworth Rd (House 313) to Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Dales Brow, Folly Ln/Leigh Ave (House 110) to Eccles Interchange
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Eccles to Manchester
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Swinton to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$14 - $21
uberASSIST
$14 - $20
uberACCESS
$14 - $20
uberEXEC
$23 - $35
uberXL
$25 - $35
Taxi from Swinton to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
10 min
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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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