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Manchester Metrolink

Manchester, England
+44 871 200 2233
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Extensive tram service to some parts of Greater Manchester

A extensive tram service across large parts of Greater Manchester. Still not in Stockport yet. Fast... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
bazonian2015
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Affordable and easy to navigate

Used the Metrolink to travel from the city center to the Etihad and return on concert night. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Steve B
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“city centre” (66 reviews)
“tram system” (20 reviews)
“tram service” (15 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Manchester, England
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+44 871 200 2233
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"city centre"
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"tram system"
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"tram service"
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"day ticket"
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"buy a ticket"
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"salford quays"
in 28 reviews
"frequent service"
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"always on time"
in 10 reviews
"media city"
in 27 reviews
"old trafford"
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"off peak"
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"piccadilly station"
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"tram stop"
in 8 reviews
"etihad stadium"
in 11 reviews
"piccadilly gardens"
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"bury"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A extensive tram service across large parts of Greater Manchester. Still not in Stockport yet. Fast and efficient, fairly expensive but gets you to where you want fairly quickly.

Thank bazonian2015
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Used the Metrolink to travel from the city center to the Etihad and return on concert night. It was very busy and crowded with each carriage crammed to bursting. Not really comfortable on a hot evening but reasonably priced and easy to to find your...More

Thank Steve B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well managed and staffed transport system that will easily take from the central train stations to the outskirts of town. Can get busty at times but its cheap and ideal to get around the city

Thank graham e
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We used the Metrolink to get to and from a music event at Old Trafford. The staff were superb helping visitors understand ticketing and which trams to get. After the event the trams were rammed full (as we expected) but the staff at the tram...More

Thank Richard H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very expensive for what you get. Good speed and usually on time with times on platforms. Can be long delays and no reason

Thank rachelsawley
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a visitor to Manchester I found the Metrolink an efficient way to get around a city I was not familiar with. Friendly staff.

Thank daf57
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean trams, easy way to travel around the area we visited and a very good service with trams coming every few minutes, no long waits.

Thank libby990
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the metrolink gets a lot of bad press, but I have used nearly every leg of it and have nothing but praise for the service. It's not the fastest way to move around, but it is steady and regular. comfortable seating, and even standing from...More

Thank cjmurphyuk
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Reviewed 1 week ago

a great service making the city very accessible with easy transfers between lines and very frequent trains. the step free access is a bonus for wheelchairs, buggies etc

Thank TivoliTwo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous way of getting around Manchester. I felt like a child again as this was a new experience for me and such an efficient service and reasonably priced. The scenery/countryside from Altrincham to Manchester was beautiful, to see a canal following the tram...More

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aggie Q
2 September 2017|
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Response from Ian R | Reviewed this property |
The tram stop is 'Media City' which is across from the Lowry theatre (2 mins walk) Thank you
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312lesley1972
31 May 2017|
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Response from Ian R | Reviewed this property |
Yes straight there but may need to change at cornbrook Thank you
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kentgirl_11
23 April 2017|
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Response from tca310 | Reviewed this property |
Nope - 'fraid not - not yet, at least. The work on this planned line is due to commence shortly, I believe...
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