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Visitor Information

Everything you need to know when visiting Altrincham

Public Transport

It’s really easy to get to Altrincham by public transport. Catch a tram, train or bus to the modern transport interchange, ideally located in the town centre.


Trams run frequently from Manchester city centre to Altrincham. If you are travelling by tram from stops along the East Didsbury or Manchester Airport lines, it’s a quick change at Trafford Bar and from Eccles/MediaCityUK change at Cornbrook.

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By train

Northern trains run every hour through Altrincham on the Chester-Manchester line, Northwich is less than 30mins away and it’s just 15 mins from both Knutsford and Stockport. For more information see

By bus

You can get to Altrincham very easily by bus from a wide range of places across Greater Manchester. Plan your journey to Altrincham by bus by visiting