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Transport and Connectivity

Salford has excellent transport links which will ensure your business is connected to the national and global economy, and allow your workforce and customers easy access.

plane Air

Manchester International Airport, one of the largest international airports in the UK, is only a 25 minute drive from the south of the Salford. The airport offers more routes than any other UK airport serving 200 destinations across the world. With two runways, three terminals and a world freight centre, Manchester International Airport handles more than 18 million passengers a year.
Located in the west of the city, Salford's City Airport Manchester offers business and private charter flight facilities.

rail Rail

In addition to the network of suburban railway stations across Salford, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly stations are just minutes away, providing extensive links to the rest of the UK:

  Birmingham - 1 hour 25 minutes  Liverpool - 47 minutes
  Edinburgh - 3 hours 19 minutes  London Euston - 2 hours 7 minutes
  Leeds - 55 minutes  Newcastle - 2 hours 31 minutes

tram Metrolink

Greater Manchester's Metrolink network is one of the most successful light rail systems in the UK, carrying nearly 20 million passengers every year.

There are three lines which run from Bury, Altrincham and Eccles into Manchester city centre. Trams on the Eccles line run via Salford Quays (including the recent extension to MediaCityUK), to Manchester city centre every 12 minutes.

bus Bus

Greater Manchester's extensive bus network, which is provided by various commercial operators, enables commuters to access all areas of the city.

car Car

Salford is at the hub of the north west's comprehensive motorway network. In addition to the M60 ring road, it has convenient access to major arterial routes including M6, M62, M61 and M56 motorways.