Transportation

Categories: Student Zone,Welcome to Manchester

Manchester has an extensive bus network operated by various commercial operators such as the Stagecoach and First Bus companies. There is also a good tram system also known as the Metrolink. Visit the GMPTE travel shop in Piccadilly Gardens for advice regarding what means of transport will be appropriate for your needs. Below

  • Stagecoach Buses- Weekly/Monthly Bus passes (Unirider or Megarider). These buses get you to most of the places in South Manchester- Areas: Whitington, Victoria park, Didsbury, Ardwick, Hulme, Fallowfield, Moss side, Longsight, Levenshulme, Stockport etc
  • First Manchester Buses- Weekly Bus passes available. Serves areas such as Salford, Eccles and Swinton
  • Metrolink(Trams): Serves areas such as Eccles, Oldham, Altrincham and Didsbury