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Manchester Metrolink

Manchester, England
+44 871 200 2233
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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 yesterday
Steve B
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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
Useful for getting to a gig!

We used the Metrolink to get to and from a music event at Old Trafford. The staff were superb... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Richard H
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London
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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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"
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"etihad stadium"
in 11 reviews
"piccadilly gardens"
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"bury"
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Reviewed yesterday

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 yesterday

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 2 days 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 2 days 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 2 days 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 3 days 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 1 week 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

1  Thank Sirenita123
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since Metrolink first picked it up the service has declined. There is constantly a delay at least somewhere on the line (East Didsbury - Rochdale seems to have one everyday), they are unreliable and expensive. It has got to the point where I have to...More

1  Thank Elise K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There have been a lot of delays and signal issues within the last year. Use it - but take into account that to plan your journey. It is also a bit pricey if you take into account that and that it's a station to station...More

1  Thank Advice_Opinions
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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
1 June 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
24 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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