"Great options for getting about by bus" Metro/Buses Tip by jayhawk2000

Metro/Buses, Manchester: 50 reviews and 41 photos

A free shuttle bus runs from the mainline Piccadilly train station. The Metroshuttle #1 loops every 5 minutes through Chinatown, down the posh shopping streets of King Street and Deansgate and into Piccadilly Gardens, where you have easy access to Market Street and the offbeat Northern Quarter.

The free Metroshuttle #2 connects Victoria, Oxford Road and Deansgate train stations.

The new Metroshuttle #3 route will take you from Salford Central station, through Spinningfields, past the Town Hall and to Piccadilly station.

One Piccadilly Gardens is home to the GMPTE travelshop that has public transport schedules and which also sells tickets and passes for buses and trams.

Buses coming into the city centre from the north congregate at the new tram/bus interchange at Shudehill between the Printworks and CIS tower. Most all other routes arrive and depart a few blocks further down around Piccadilly Gardens.

Type: Bus
Website: http://www.gmpte.gov.uk

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jul 29, 2006
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