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Explore The Trafford Centre by Stagecoach Bus...

Travel with confidence

As restrictions ease and more people are on the move, we’re continuing to do everything we can to ensure you can travel with confidence.   Find out more.


Whether travelling for shopping, leisure or work, The Trafford Centre is just a Stagecoach bus ride away!


image of intu Trafford Centre Great Hall entranceThe Trafford Centre is the destination of choice for those looking for the ultimate day out experience. With  a unique blend of 1000’s of luxury and high street brands ranging from beauty, home and lifestyle  including the likes of Zara, Mulberry, Alexander McQueen and Charlotte Tilbury there’s something for  everyone all under one roof. 

If it’s time for some food, then visitors will be spoilt for choice with over 65 amazing cafés, restaurants  and bars featuring cuisines from all over the world. 

And for a truly fun-packed day out then why not visit ODEON IMAX, SEA LIFE, LEGOLAND® Discovery  Centre, Namco Funscape, Laser Quest and Paradise Island Adventure Golf.

With all of this wrapped up in the most spectacular architecture The Trafford Centre is the perfect place  for groups looking to shop, dine and play. 

To find out more just go to The Trafford Centre website.


Great hall entrance at The Trafford Centre 

More attractions to visit around The Trafford Centre!


Chill Factore

IWM North (service 250 and X50 )


Which buses can I catch to The Trafford Centre?

Services valid from Sunday 30 August 2020
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This map is also available to download here (PDF).

Service 23:

Stockport to Didsbury - Chorlton - Stretford - The Trafford Centre
The Trafford Centre to Stretford - Chorlton - Didsbury - Stockport 

Service 25:
Stockport to Withington - Chorlton - Stretford - The Trafford Centre
The Trafford Centre to Stretford - Chorlton - Withington - Stockport

Service 150:
Gorton - Levenshulme - Fallowfield - Chorlton - Stretford - The Trafford Centre
The Trafford Centre to Stretford - Chorlton - Fallowfield - Levenshulme - Gorton 

Service 250:
Manchester to Hulme - Old Trafford - Trafford Park - The Trafford Centre
The Trafford Centre to Trafford Park - Old Trafford - Hulme - Manchester

Express X50:
Manchester to Trafford Bar - The Trafford Centre
The Trafford Centre to Trafford Bar- Manchester

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Great Hall staircase at The Trafford Centre


How can I plan my journey?

1. Use the "Plan a journey" box above. 
You can also plan your journey using the Stagecoach Bus App.

2.   Download a timetable by clicking    
here .

3. Visiting your local TfGM Travelshop to pick up a printed timetable

4. Calling Traveline on 0871 200 22 33
(calls cost 12 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge)


How much will it cost to travel to The Trafford Centre?

Buy a dayrider ticket and travel as much as you like in one day

  • DayRider adult bus pass-  £5.30   
  • Dayrider child bus pass* - £2.60   
  • PlusOne DayRider bus pass - £7.20   for 1 adult and 1 child** 
  • Group DayRider bus pass- £11.00   for up to 2 adults and 3 children**

Buy your DayRider bus pass from the bus driver or on the Stagecoach Bus App.

You may also travel to the The Trafford Centre using your 7 Day MegaRider bus pass and Stagecoach UniRider Bus Pass.


Travel on AnyBus, Tram or Train in Greater Manchester

If your journey includes travel on different buses, the tram or train, a System One ticket or get me there ticket may be a better option for you.

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Main Dome at The Trafford Centre

All The Trafford Centre images provided courtesy of The Trafford Centre

*Children under 16 holding an igo card and TfGM  concessionary orange card holders)

**Children 16 and and under. Proof of age may be required.