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How to get to Altrincham...

By Metrolink
By bus
By foot or bike
By car
by train
From Manchester Airport
By Bus

Easily travel to and from Altrincham via bus services operated by Stagecoach and Arriva North West that connect Manchester, Stretford, Sale, Timperley, Trafford, West Didsbury and Wythenshawe. Get on and off at Altrincham Interchange for a hassle-free journey that gets you straight to the centre of Altrincham.

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Quietways into Altrincham

Altrincham BID has produced three route maps highlighting the ‘Quietways’ into Altrincham from Bowdon Vale, Timperley and Sale. Where possible the walks have been planned to avoid the busiest roads and allow visitors to enjoy walking to and from the town along the routes. If you’re walking from Timperley, you will take-in the peacefulness of King George V Pool, the Bowdon Vale walk will meander down the historic quietness of the Narrows, the ancient walking route which links Bowdon with Altrincham, and the route from Sale takes in the picturesque tow path of the Bridgewater Way.

Bowdon Vale
By Car

Altrincham boasts fantastic motorway links connecting to the North and South of England, and Wales. Located a short distance from the M6, M60, M62 and M56, travel to Altrincham by car is easy no matter where you're travelling from.

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Driving to Altrincham

Car Parks

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Stamford Quarter Car Park
28A George Street
WA14 1RH

VIP Parking Ltd
Church Street
WA14 4DR

Oakfield Road
Thomas Street
WA15 8EW

Goose Green Car Park
5 Denmark Street
WA14 2FF

Balmoral Road
61 Balmoral Road
WA15 8HL

By Train

Why not beat the traffic while concentrating on something more important? Regular train services operated by Northern Rail connect Manchester, Altrincham, Hale, Knutsford, Northwich & Chester. Services take just 30 minutes from Manchester or 60 minutes from Chester from Altrincham Interchange.

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From Manchester Airport

The bus journey time between Manchester Airport Station and Altrincham is around 17 minutes and covers a distance of around 5 miles. Operated by Little Gem Bus, the bus service departs from Manchester Airport Station and arrives at Altrincham Interchange. Typically 112 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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