getting here

how to find us

The Trafford Centre is located about five miles west of the city centre with several conveniently situated transport links and parking for 11,500 vehicles. Whether you’re travelling by bus, tram, car, train, bike or on foot – getting here is easier than ever.

Getting here by car

The Trafford Centre
Manchester, M17 8AA


The Trafford Centre has 18 car parks and 11,500 parking spaces including disabled, parent and child spaces and EV charging. Passenger lifts and escalators give easy access from each car park directly to the centre. 

Please note that all our upper deck car parks are now open.

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Catch the bus

Buses run regularly from all over the Greater Manchester region to our own on-site Bus Station:

Service 18 to Trafford Park and Eccles.

Service 18 to Davyhulme, Flixton, Ashton upon Mersey, Sale, Baguley, Wythenshawe and Manchester Airport.

Service 20 to Eccles, Worsley, Walkden, Little Hulton, Logistics North, Deane and Bolton.

Service 21 to Eccles, Monton, Swinton, Clifton and Agecroft.

Service 22 to Eccles, Monton, Swinton, Farnworth and Bolton.

Service 23 to Davyhulme, Urmston, Stretford, Chorlton, Didsbury and Stockport.

Service 25 to Davyhulme, Lostock, Stretford, Chorlton, Fallowfield, Withington and Stockport.​

Service 52 to Eccles, Salford, Broughton and Cheetham Hill.

Service 100 to Irlam, Cadishead and Warrington.

Service 100 to Eccles, Salford and Manchester.

Service 126 to Boothstown, Astley and Leigh.

Service 132 to Boothstown, Atherton, Tyldesley and Wigan.  

Service 150 to Stretford, Chorlton, Fallowfield, Levenshulme, Longsight, Belle Vue and Gorton.  

Service 245 to Davyhulme, Flixton, Stretford, Sale and Altrincham.

Service 247 to Davyhulme, Flixton, Partington and Altrincham.  

Service 250 to Trafford Park, MUFC, Hulme and Manchester.  

Express Service X22 to Bolton.

Express Service X50 to Trafford Park, MUFC, Old Trafford and Manchester.  

For live bus departure times from our bus station please visit the TGFM page here

Our dedicated on site Bus Station team is on hand to answer any queries about bus or train services to The Trafford Centre.


Take the train

You can access The Trafford Centre easily via a Metrolink or bus connection from a number of nearby train stations:

  • Manchester Piccadilly: Catch a Metrolink tram from the station or the express X50 or 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens, a few minutes’ walk away.
  • Manchester Victoria: Catch a Metrolink tram from the station or bus 100 from the station entrance.
  • Salford Crescent: Then catch bus 100 from the A6.
  • Urmston: Then catch bus 23 or 245 from outside Sainsbury’s.


On your bike

Secure cycle parking is available at our Cycle Hub adjacent to the Bus Station. Access cards are available from our Customer Services Desk in the Main Dome. An annual charge of £10 (£5 after the first year) applies to sign up and proof of ID is required.

Cycle parking can also be found:

  • Adjacent to coach park, opposite John Lewis
  • On courtyard area outside John Lewis main entrance
  • Adjacent to Peel Avenue car park 5A and John Lewis customer collection area
  • In between Regent Crescent 13 car park next to Frankie & Benny’s
  • Peel Avenue car park 4 (Lower) close to entrance number 3 near Selfridges
  • Regent Crescent car park 1 (Lower) close to entrance number 2 near Selfridges
  • Adjacent to Peel Avenue car park 9 next to Service Yard 8
  • Adjacent to the rear Barton Square car park, opposite Next Home


Call a cab

Nearest taxi rank: Streetcars, located just outside The Orient, are our on-site private hire partner. Please call 0161 748 0900 or 0161 228 7878 for further details.

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