A dedicated website for planning your journeys in the North West for Bus, Rail, Metro, Coach and Ferry. Also includes a directory of Timetables, details of mobile phone accessible travel services and links to the Transport Direct national journey planner website.

Transport for Greater Manchester

Includes links to journey planners, bus timetable leaflet library, local bus stop finder, latest bus service charges, transport map library, information on tickets, fares and travel passes, information for walking and cycling around the region and details of the free Metroshuttle bus service which links Manchester City Centre and Salford.


Timetables, fares and information for planning journeys on the Tram service linking Bury, Salford and Manchester stations.

The Witch Way

The Witch Way X43 and X44 is a high quality, frequent express service between Pennine Lancashire and Manchester. Running from Nelson via Burnley, Rawtenstall and Prestwich, the vehicles in their distinctive livery offer a comfortable and relaxing journey. The frequent service is great for commuting, students or leisure visitors. Buses run Monday to Friday up to every 10 minutes at peak times and every 20 minutes daytimes, and up to every 20 minutes on Saturdays. Sunday services runs up to every 30 minutes.

National Rail Enquiries

Links to journey planners and all national rail services linking Manchester and Salford stations.

Salford Quays Link

Salford Quays Link is the handy number 9 bus service that links Salford Crescent rail station and Salford Shopping City with MediaCityUK and The Lowry at Salford Quays.
As well as being ideal for local journeys, the Salford QuaysLink service connects with other buses from across Greater Manchester at Salford Shopping City; and with train services at Salford Crescent station.

Cycling in Greater Manchester

Whether you’re new to cycling or simply want some new routes to explore, the CycleGM website is for you. We’ll help you get started, choose the right bike, join in local cycling events and even plan your next ride. Downloadable maps and guides for cycle routes across the North West of England.

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