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Discover Salford - Cultural City

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How to get here

With its prime position at the heart of the Northwest, one minute from Manchester city centre, it's easy to make Salford your next destination if you're coming from Liverpool or Leeds, Birmingham or London or even further afield.

By road

Four major motorways pass through the city: the M62 from Liverpool to Leeds, M602 from Salford to Manchester, M61 from Bolton and the M60 Manchester ring road all provide road links to the city.

By train

Salford has two main stations: Salford Central, on the border with Manchester, and Salford Crescent, near the university, as well as seven smaller stations on the three main lines through the city. There's a regular timetable to Manchester as well as services to Wigan, Liverpool and beyond. Manchester Piccadilly is the region's central station, linking Greater Manchester with the rest of the country.

By tram

Salford is well served by the Metrolink tram which runs from Eccles into Manchester city centre and from there on to Bury or Altrincham - view the route map. The service is regular and frequent - for local tram information contact GMPTE on 0161 228 7811 or visit the Metrolink website.

By air

Manchester Airport is only 20 minutes from Salford. Two runways, three terminals and 20 million passengers make it the biggest airport in the North and the Northwest's gateway to the world. Get information about flights to and from Manchester.

Visit TFGM online journey planning facility.

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