Directions to intu Trafford Centre

intu 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.

Our address: intu Trafford Centre, Manchester, M17 8AA

By car / motorbike

Sat nav: M17 8AA

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

By train

You can access intu 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.

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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

  • Service 2 to Eccles, Monton, Swinton, Farnworth and Bolton.​
  • Express Service X5 to Stretford, Sale, Northenden and Stockport.
  • Service 18 to Stretford, Sale and Altrincham.
  • Service 23/23A to Davyhulme, Urmston (23), Lostock (23A), Stretford, Chorlton, Didsbury and Stockport.
  • Service 25 to Urmston, Chorlton, Fallowfield, Withington and Stockport.​
  • Service 52 to Eccles, Salford, Broughton and Cheetham Hill.
  • Service 68 to Eccles, Worsley, Walkden, Little Hulton and Farnworth.
  • Service 100 to Peel Green, Irlam, Cadishead and Warrington.
  • Service 100 to Eccles, Salford and Manchester.
  • Service 126 to Astley and Leigh.
  • Service 132 to Atherton, Tyldesley and Wigan.
  • Service 245 to Davyhulme, Flixton, Stretford, Sale and Altrincham.
  • Service 247 to Davyhulme, Flixton, Partington and Altrincham.
  • Service 250 to Trafford Park, MUFC, Hulme and Manchester.
  • Service 291 to Trafford Park, Old Trafford and Manchester.
  • Express Service 300 to Bolton.

Our dedicated on site Bus Station team is on hand to answer any queries about bus or train services to intu Trafford Centre.

Please call 0161 749 1788 or 07768 046713 for further assistance.

By bike

Cycle parking can be found:

  • Adjacent to coach park, opposite John Lewis and Shopmobility entrance
  • On courtyard area outside John Lewis main entrance
  • Adjacent to Peel 5A car park and John Lewis customer collection point
  • In between Regent 13 car park and Management Suite car park
  • Adjacent to Debenhams staff entrance and the Bus Station Information Office
  • Lower level of Peel decked car park close to link bridge number 3
  • Lower level of Regent decked car park close to link bridge 2
  • Adjacent to entrance to Service Yard 8
  • Adjacent to front of BHS Home unit facing Barton Dock Road and Peel Circle
  • Adjacent to rear Barton Square car park, opposite rotunda entrance and Next Home unit

By taxi

Nearest taxi rank: Abacus Travel Services, located just outside The Orient, are our on-site private hire partner. Please call 0161 747 9090 for further details.

By waxi

Simply float to and from intu Trafford Centre on a brand new waxi service via the Bridgewater Canal. The waxi will call at Castlefield, Old Trafford and here at Barton Square. Just visit to book your ticket and to find out more information on running times.