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Getting here

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

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Travelling by car

intu Trafford Centre
intu Trafford Centre, Manchester, M17 8AA
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Travelling by train

You can access intu Trafford Centre easily via a bus connection from a number of nearby train stations:

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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Travelling 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  Plan your journey.

  • Service 2 to Eccles, Monton, Swinton, Farnworth and Bolton.​
  • NEW Service 18 to Davyhulme, Urmston, Stretford, Sale, Sale Moor, Baguley and Wythenshawe.
  • Service 23 to Davyhulme, Urmston, Stretford, Chorlton, Didsbury and Stockport.
  • Service 25 to Davyhulme, Lostock, Stretford, 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 Irlam, Cadishead and Warrington.
  • Service 100 to Eccles, Salford and Manchester.
  • Service 126 to Astley and Leigh.
  • Service 132 to Atherton, Tyldesley and Wigan.
  • NEW Service 150 to Stretford, Chorlton, Fallowfield, Levenshulme, Longsight, Belle Vue, Gorton, Denton and Hyde.
  • Service 245 to Davyhulme, Flixton, Stretford, Sale, Ashton-Upon-Mersey 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.

For live bus departure times from our bus station please visit www.tfgm.com/public-transport/bus/stations/intu-trafford-centre-bus

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 or email trafford.bssupervisor@tfgm.com for further assistance.

Travelling by bike

Secure cycle parking is now available at our new Cycle Hub adjacent to our Bus Station. Access cards are available from our Customer Services Desk in the Main Dome.

Cycle parking can also 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

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Travelling 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.

Travelling 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 manchestewatertaxis.com to book your ticket and to find out more information on running times.

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Parking

intu Trafford Centre has 19 car parks and 10,269 parking spaces including disabled and parent and child spaces. Passenger lifts and escalators give easy access from each car park directly to the shopping centre.

Regent 1

  • Total car spaces: 1,112
  • Disabled spaces: 10
  • Parent & child spaces: 13
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: 6:30am - 11pm
    Tuesday: 6:30am - 11pm
    Wednesday: 6:30am - 11pm
    Thursday: 6:30am - 11pm
    Friday: 6:30am - 11pm
    Saturday: 10am - 7pm
    Sunday: 10am - 7pm

Regent 2

  • Total car spaces: 1,181
  • Disabled spaces: 47
  • Parent & child spaces: 24
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Regent 3

  • Total car spaces: 251
  • Disabled spaces: 0
  • Parent & child spaces: 0
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: 5am - 11pm
    Tuesday: 5am - 11pm
    Wednesday: 5am - 11pm
    Thursday: 5am - 11pm
    Friday: 5am - 11pm
    Saturday: 10am - 7pm
    Sunday: 10am - 7pm

Peel 4

  • Total car spaces: 698
  • Disabled spaces: 37
  • Parent & child spaces: 33
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Peel 5

  • Total car spaces: 723
  • Disabled spaces: 14
  • Parent & child spaces: 14
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Peel 5a

  • Total car spaces: 630
  • Disabled spaces: 9
  • Parent & child spaces: 10
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: 5am - 11pm
    Tuesday: 5am - 11pm
    Wednesday: 5am - 11pm
    Thursday: 5am - 11pm
    Friday: 10am - 7pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: 10am - 7pm

Peel 6a

  • Total car spaces: 319
  • Disabled spaces: 3
  • Parent & child spaces: 5
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Peel 6b

  • Total car spaces: 394
  • Disabled spaces: 13
  • Parent & child spaces: 6
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Peel 7

  • Total car spaces: 1,653
  • Disabled spaces: 0
  • Parent & child spaces: 0
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: 5am - 11pm
    Tuesday: 5am - 11pm
    Wednesday: 5am - 11pm
    Thursday: 5am - 11pm
    Friday: 5am - 11pm
    Saturday: 10am - 7pm
    Sunday: 10am - 7pm

Peel 8

  • Total car spaces: 119
  • Disabled spaces: 4
  • Parent & child spaces: 6
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Peel 9

  • Total car spaces: 279
  • Disabled spaces: 52
  • Parent & child spaces: 20
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Orient 10

  • Total car spaces: 306
  • Disabled spaces: 9
  • Parent & child spaces: 0
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: 6:30am - 1am
    Tuesday: 6:30am - 1am
    Wednesday: 6:30am - 1am
    Thursday: 6:30am - 2am
    Friday: 6:30am - 1am
    Saturday: 6:30am - 2am
    Sunday: 6:30am - 1am

Orient 11

  • Total car spaces: 299
  • Disabled spaces: 0
  • Parent & child spaces: 10
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Orient 12

  • Total car spaces: 266
  • Disabled spaces: 7
  • Parent & child spaces: 8
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Regent 13

  • Total car spaces: 955
  • Disabled spaces: 46
  • Parent & child spaces: 10
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Regent 14

  • Total car spaces: 450
  • Disabled spaces: 13
  • Parent & child spaces: 0
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Coach park

  • Total car spaces: 31
  • Disabled spaces: 0
  • Parent & child spaces: 0
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Management

  • Total car spaces: 35
  • Disabled spaces: 0
  • Parent & child spaces: 0
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Barton Square

  • Total car spaces: 568
  • Disabled spaces: 34
  • Parent & child spaces: 18
  • Height restrictions:
  • Opening times: Monday: Closed
    Tuesday: Closed
    Wednesday: Closed
    Thursday: Closed
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

Parking services

  • Disabled parking spaces

    We have spaces available in our car parks for disabled shoppers

    More info
  • Electric car charging

    We offer electric charging points in our car parks

    More info
  • Parent and child spaces

    We have parent and child spaces available within our car parks

    More info
  • H20 Car Valeting

    Within our centre, you can find H2O Car Valeting that offers premium car valeting services

    More info

Places to stay

Premier Inn Trafford Centre South (2 min walk)

From here it takes just two minutes to reach the Centre's shops, restaurants and other entertainment. With Manchester city centre just five miles away, this is an ideal base complete with Brewers Fayre onsite restaurant, spacious rooms and the comfiest of beds.

Premier Inn Trafford Centre North (2 min walk)

This hotel is just opposite intu Trafford Centre. And after a busy day, you'll always come home to a welcoming restaurant and super-comfy beds.

Premier Inn Trafford Centre West

It's just a five minute stroll to intu Trafford Centre and with Manchester city centre just five miles away, this is an ideal base complete with Brewers Fayre onsite restaurant, spacious rooms and extra comfy beds.

Travelodge Manchester Trafford Park Hotel

Located within easy distance of the attractions at Trafford Quays Leisure Village including Chill Factore and Airkik, as well as walking distance from intu Trafford Centre.

Book Travelodge Manchester Trafford Park

Holiday Inn Express

Situated right in the heart of TRAFFORDCITY, is surrounded by all of the best entertainment, facilities and attractions that the area has to offer. They are conveniently located close to the M60, M62, M56 and M6 – making them the ideal stop off no matter where you are travelling from or to. No matter what your reason is for visiting, their convenient and comfortable rooms will ensure you have a perfect stay in TRAFFORDCITY.