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:

    • Q7076BDkareng
      Rogiet, United Kingdom
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      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 4th November 2022
      this place was amazing and definately worth a visit. only problem is its so big we didnt get to see it all in 1 day we could probably had done 3 days and not gone in the same shop twice. we will... Read full review
    • leandro T
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Brilliant place to go on a date or take a loved one.
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 7th November 2022
      Really good place to take a loved one or a partner to a date, I would recommend. This is definitely a place you want to go if you are planning to go eat and go arcade aswell also shopping and it is... Read full review
    • louladou
      Horncastle, United Kingdom
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      Teenage Daughters loved it
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 15th November 2022
      My teenage daughters loved it! Not having any large shopping centre’s near our home town this was a treat, we shopped till we dropped. Plenty parking, good signage. 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 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
    Monday - Friday10:00 - 22:00
    Saturday10:00 - 21:00
    Sunday12:00 - 18:00
    The Trafford Centre opening times - dining (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 22:00
    The Trafford Centre opening times - leisure (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)

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

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