There are 7 ways to get from Trafford Centre to Prestwich by bus, tram, 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

Bus, line 1 tram  •  58 min

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Deansgate Locks) X50
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) 1

$7 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 100 bus, line 98 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange 100
  2. Take the line 98 bus from Shudehill Interchange to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK) 98 / ...

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Line 250 bus, line 1 tram  •  1 h

  1. Take the line 250 bus from Dumplington, Barton Dock Rd/The Trafford Centre (Asda Store) to Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar 250 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) 1

$6 - $8

Line 250 bus, bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 250 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel) 250 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (House 495) X43 / ...

$8

Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Trafford Centre to Prestwich 9.5 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Trafford Centre to Prestwich 9.5 miles

$2 - $3

Uber  •  11 min

  1. Take an Uber from Trafford Centre to Prestwich 9.5 miles

$18 - $26

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

You can take a bus from Trafford Centre to Prestwich via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel) and Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) in around 1 h 9 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
29 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 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 Dumplington, Barton Dock Rd/The Trafford Centre (Asda Store) to Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 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 Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (House 495)
Ave. Duration
22 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 Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Trafford Centre to Prestwich
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$18 - $26
uberASSIST
$17 - $25
uberACCESS
$18 - $25
uberEXEC
$29 - $40
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Trafford Centre to Prestwich
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 Trafford Centre and Prestwich is 9 km. The road distance is 15 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Trafford Centre to Prestwich is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs £28 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Trafford Centre to Prestwich. However, there are services departing from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station and arriving at Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (House 495) via Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

It takes approximately 58 min to get from Trafford Centre to Prestwich, including transfers.