There are 6 ways to get from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne by bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Bus, line 3 tram  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Deansgate Locks) X50
  2. Take the line 3 tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink) 3

$7 - $9

5 alternative options

Line 250 bus, line 216 bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons) 250 / ...
  2. Take the line 216 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Cavendish St 216

$8

Line 100 bus, line 217 bus  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange 100
  2. Take the line 217 bus from Shudehill Interchange to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Gas Street (Car Park) 217

$8

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne 18.6 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne 18.6 miles

$4 - $6

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne 18.6 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trafford Centre station to Ashton-under-Lyne. However, there are services departing from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station and arriving at Ashton-Under-Lyne, Cavendish St via Piccadilly Gardens (BANK). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Trafford Centre and Ashton-under-Lyne is 11 miles. The road distance is 18.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne without a car is to bus and line 3 tram which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £5 - £7.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne, including transfers.

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Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Ashton-Under-Lyne, Cavendish St station.

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Map of how to get from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne.
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  • Distance: 10.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

What companies run services between Trafford Centre, England and Ashton-under-Lyne, England?

You can take a bus from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne via Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons) and Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) in around 1 h 20 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Ashton-Under-Lyne (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
36 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 intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Deansgate Locks)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Dawsons)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Cavendish St
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Ashton-Under-Lyne, Gas Street (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$30 - $50
UberX
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Trafford Centre to Ashton-under-Lyne
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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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