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:

    • colinhK9992ZC
      United Kingdom
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      What face coverings
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 3rd December 2021
      Great shopping experience but 1 star for people not having face masks on. Must be about 70% not having them on and 10% with them pulled down. So only about 20% complying with having them on and this... Read full review
    • kcI5658WP
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      1 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 4th December 2021
      Majority of shoppers not wearing masks. Not social distancing. Not sanitising hands. Not washing their hands even in washrooms. No regard for or people who adhere to rules. No policing of the rules... Read full review
    • bettysW4969ZE
      Trip Type:
      No face masks
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 5th December 2021
      Thought face masks were mandatory! They certainly weren’t last Friday. We were appalled. That spoiled what is a lovely centre with outstanding decorations. Grandchildren upset that Lego store was... 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 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    Monday - Friday10:00 - 22:00
    Saturday10:00 - 21:00
    Sunday12:00 - 18:00
    The Trafford Centre opening times - dining (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 22:00
    The Trafford Centre opening times - leisure (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

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

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