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Journey Planning

For door-to-door journey planning via public transport, please click here to visit Traveline Northwest.

Alternatively, you may call Traveline for public transport information on 0871 200 22 33 be aware that calls to this number cost 12p per minute plus any additional access charge from your phone company.


The following services all stop on Moorside Road outside Trafford General Hospital:

  • 245         Exchange Quay – Flixton – Stretford – Altrincham
  • 247         Altrincham – Flixton – The Trafford Centre
  • 256         Flixton – Stretford – Hulme – Manchester
  • 268         Urmston – Stretford – Baguley – Wythenshawe
  • 276         Trafford General – Withington Hospital
  • 277         Trafford Hospital – Stretford – Gorse Hill
  • 278         Stretford – Trafford General Hospital
  • X58         Flixton – Davyhulme – Manchester Express

For more information on any of these services please click the following link and enter the postcode ‘M41 5SL’:

Buses to Trafford General



There are several cycle racks to lock your bike up at the entrances to Trafford General Hospital and we are a short 5 minute ride from the nearest train station.

For a personalised cycling map and directions to our site, simply click the link below and enter your start location:

Cycling map and directions

All users leave their bikes at their own risk and the Trust is not liable for stolen or damaged bikes.



Our closest railway stations are Chassen Road (CSR), less than 1 mile away, and Urmston (URM), approximately 1.5 miles away. Both are a short walk, cycle or bus ride from the hospital.

For a personalised rail timetable, simply click the link below and enter your starting station, destination (CSR or URM) and travel time.

Personalised rail timetable



We’re based in Davyhulme and are a 10 minute walk from the Chassen Road train station or the centre of Urmston.

For a personalised walking map and directions to our site, simply click the link below and enter your start location.

Walking map and directions


Park and Ride

Trafford Shuttle Times

The Trafford General Hospital shuttle runs from 10:30 am to 3pm, Monday to Friday. It departs from the main entrance of Trafford General Hospital towards the Oxford Road Campus (and returns) approximately every hour. This service is free for staff who hold a valid MFT ID badge. All others passengers (including patients and visitors) are required to pay £1 to the driver (cash only). You can view the timetable here.



Our Trafford site provides 3 hours free parking for patients and visitors.  If your visit exceeds the 3 hours limit due to appointment delays please contact a member of the nursing team who will take the relevant steps to ensure that no parking notice penalty is applied.

Patients or visitors who will be attending the hospital with the knowledge that they will exceed the 3 hours free parking limit will need to attend the Trafford hospital main reception where they will need to pay £5.00 for a day pass.

Please note that Trafford operates an ANPR system therefore there is no requirement for a physical ticket/permit.

For a personalised driving map and directions to our site, simply click the link below and enter your start location.

Driving map and directions

Car parking at Trafford General is free for up to 3 hours for patients and visitors. If you are admitted, delayed or require parking for longer, please let the nurse looking after you know to ensure you don’t receive a penalty charge notice. Alternatively, you can inform a member of staff at:

  • The Main Information Desk
  • Urgent Care Centre Reception
  • Car Parking office


DisabledGo Accessibility Information


Accessibility and Specialist Requirements


Wheelchairs are available at the entrances to the Urgent Care, Centre, Outpatients Department and Clock Tower Entrance

Specialist Requirements

If you have any accessibility enquiries or special requirements such as help with visual impairment, hearing, language or communication matters, please ask a member of staff for assistance or contact the Patient Advice & Liaison Service (PALS) on 0161 746 2019. You can also contact us by minicom on 0161 746 2243. Sign Language Interpreters and Lip Speakers may also be available by prior arrangement.

Accessible transport guide

Transport for Sick Children

Transport for Sick Children is a registered charity working throughout Greater Manchester and helping children to reach their hospital appointments.



Telephone enquiries: 0161 443 4122

Ring and Ride

Ring and Ride is a door-to-door accessible minibus service for people of all ages who find it difficult to use ordinary public transport.


Telephone enquiries: 0161 200 6011

Travel vouchers

Travel vouchers are for people who are not able to use ordinary buses, trains or Metrolnk and have serious walking difficulties or are registered blind. They can be used to pay for taxis and for travel on accessible bus services such as Ring and Ride and Community transport.


Telephone enquiries: 0161 244 1050

AccessAble Accessibility Guide