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The Trafford Centre

Type:Shopping Centre

Regent Crescent
Manchester
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 tfgm.com/public-transport/tram

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  www.stagecoachbus.com/manchester-x50.aspx. 

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:

    • laurapN1906JS
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Paddington Santa’s Grotto @ The Trafford Centre
      2 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th November 2022
      We took our baby to this as her first experience meeting Father Christmas. Whilst the theming was nice and the Paddington was lovely, otherwise the whole experience was rushed. Unfortunately the... Read full review
    • sandramZ327MR
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Christmas with Paddington grotto
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th November 2022
      Went to take the grandchildren to see Christmas with Paddington.. definitely not worth £15 per child and £5 each adult! Plus you'd to pay an extra 10 to have a photo with Paddington! Not allowed to... Read full review
    • ferrariwa
      Bradford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Shopping Centre and Grotto Review
      4 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 27th November 2022
      We visited with 3 young children for the Grotto , food and a walk about. The grotto itself has moved indoors for the first time but unfortunately a bad move as the experience was nothing last... Read full review

    Facilities

    Accessibility

    • 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)
    DayTimes
    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)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Sunday10:00 - 22:00
    The Trafford Centre opening times - leisure (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
    DayTimes

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

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