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:

    • RuthAshton65
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Love The Trafford Centre 🐝❤️
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 16th March 2023
      My friend and I visited the Trafford Centre on a Tuesday evening as we fancied a stroll around the shops, some food and a coffee. It was fairly quiet when we arrived at 8pm and we soon got a parking... Read full review
    • bigbird25059815784
      Eastbourne, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      A great shopping centre for Manchester
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 25th March 2023
      This is the most exquisite shopping centre in the UK for it has an amazing food court with seating in what seems like an ocean liner on the high seas & it is well worth seeing Read full review
    • evies-trips
      Trip Type:
      My favourite shopping centre
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 29th March 2023
      It’s an amazing building. I always visit on the tram from the city centre. I’d even visit just to wonder round and look at all the architecture. Arcade and other stuff to do as well, not just shop... 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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