"The Tram" Metro/Buses Tip by steventilly

Metro/Buses, Manchester: 50 reviews and 41 photos

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by steventilly

The tram is a fast and efficient way of getting in and out of Manchester centre, if not actually around the centre (the centre is compact enough to walk most places).
The tram from the centre (St. Peter's) to Salford Quays (for the quays, war museum, Lowry etc) is 1.70 pounds for a single and 1.80 for a return, so you can see the saving that a return gives you.
There is one main line running from Bury to Altrincham and a spur line that runs off to Eccles, via Salford Quays. These trains are a bit less frequent than the Bury/Altrincham ones, but there's still one every 15 minutes or so.
For Old Trafford take the Altrincham direction. On match days the trams are very busy - as an alternative you can go to Salford Quays and walk across to the stadium - allow 20, 25 minutes for the walk.

Type: Car/Motor Home

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Nov 20, 2002
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