The Trafford Centre

Type:Shopping Centre

Regent Crescent
Greater Manchester
M17 8AA

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Public Transport Directions

By tram

You can use a Metrolink tram on the Trafford Park link to visit the Trafford Centre from the city centre. Services start at Cornbrook and take approximately 16 minutes to reach the Trafford Centre. For further information please visit

By train

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

Manchester Piccadilly: Then catch the express X50 or 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens, a few minutes’ walk away.

Manchester Victoria: Then catch bus 100 from the station entrance.

Salford Crescent: Then catch bus 100 from the A6.

Urmston: Then catch bus 23, 25 or 245 from outside Sainsbury’s.

By bus

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

City centre express X50: the X50 is our frequent bus route from Manchester Piccadilly, running up to every 20 minutes from early till late, 363 days a year. For further information please visit 

Road Directions

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, car, train, bike or on foot – getting here is easier than ever.

Sat nav: M17 8AA

Directions: Located off the M60, via junction 9 or 10.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • Mrwstowe
      Burnley, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Great day shopping and food.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 18th September 2023
      Had a great day shopping and food, that time again new holiday clothes and shoes etc, if you can’t find what you need here! you must be an alien? There’s everything from a to z including a massive... Read full review
    • Rachel46Lancashire
      Preston, United Kingdom
      Filthy. Gone downhill
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th September 2023
      Whilst we still enjoy the actual shopping and convenience of having everything under one roof the Trafford centre has gone downhill in the last couple of years. The toilets are simply disgusting when... Read full review
    • Julie E
      Perth and Kinross, United Kingdom
      Great place to visit.
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 24th September 2023
      Had a lovely visit with my partner today. Easy parking and a good selection of shops. Varied places to eat. Very enjoyable. Read full review



    • All areas accessible to disabled visitors
    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Shopmobility
    • Toilets for disabled visitors
    • Wheelchair hire

    Children & Infants

    • Baby changing facilities
    • Creche and/or childcare facilities
    • Kiddie Car Hire

    Parking & Transport

    • Coach parking
    • Frequent bus services
    • Taxi rank nearby

    Provider Facilities

    • Cash machines
    • Gift vouchers

    Provider Features

    • Out of town

    Dates and Opening Times

    The Trafford Centre opening times - shops (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday - Friday10:00 - 22:00
    Saturday10:00 - 21:00
    Sunday12:00 - 18:00
    The Trafford Centre opening times - dining (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 22:00
    The Trafford Centre opening times - leisure (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)

    * Please check with individual bars, restaurants and attractions for business specific opening times.

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