By car – from the North
From the M60 take Junction 12 for the M602. Salford Quays is at the end of the M602.Follow signs for the outlet.
By car – from the South
From the M60 take Junction 7 for the A56, A5603 to Salford Quays.Follow signs for the outlet.
Quayside MediaCityUK postcode is M50 3AH.
You can connect to Salford Quays from either Manchester Piccadilly or Victoria Train Stations using the Metrolink tram services.
By Metrolink Tram
Trams run every 12 minutes between the Cornbrook and MediaCityUK Manchester stops from 7.15am to 8pm, Monday to Friday and from 9.30am to 6pm on Saturdays. The Eccles line service also stops at Broadway and Harbour City during these times. Outside these times, Eccles line trams call at the MediaCityUK Manchester stop, during normal tram operating times. When the shuttle is running, this means that there is a 6 minute service between Cornbrook and Harbour City.
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The number 50 bus operates a frequent service between Salford Quays and East Didsbury. Calling at all existing Salford QuaysLink stops and also serving Salford Central station and Manchester City centre. The number 79 bus runs from Swinton to Stretford via the quays, and replaces the number 69 bus route.
Other bus services provide links to MediaCityUK Manchester, either running near Salford Quays or Trafford Park, within easy reach via the new MediaCityUK Manchester footbridge across the Manchester Ship Canal. Switching between buses and Metrolink trams is easy in Manchester city centre at Piccadilly Gardens and Shudehill transport interchanges.
Click here to see more information about getting to Salford Quays on the Transport for Greater Manchester website.
Here are the recommended local taxi firms:
Street Cars – 0161 228 7878
Your local, friendly, professional taxi service
offers fares from £2.20. Pay by credit/debit card or cash. All vehicles are wheelchair accessible - carrying up to 5, 6 or 7 passengers. Manchester Airport from £23. Street cars also offer a free taxi phone at the Information Desk.
With so much to see and do locally, Quayside MediaCityUK is the perfect destination for group visits. Within easy reach of Manchester and just 2 minutes from the M602 this unique waterfront destination located on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal offers shoppers a great day out.
With over 80 outlet stores and many of The Quays best tourist attractions within walking distance including The Lowry Theatre and Gallery, Imperial War Museum North and MediaCityUK Manchester - the new home to the BBC Quayside MediaCityUK has something to see and do for all the family.
For more information on the local area click here