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Guides for travel

On these pages you will information about travelling in different ways across Greater Manchester. Click on the way you want to travel and you will find information on what support is available to you. There are also some handy guides to support you using the network and what other option of travel you may be able to use such as Ring and Ride and Local Link.


Vantage bus on guideway

Modes of travel

Bus accessibility

Discover how each bus operator supports their customers.

Train accessibility

Find out more about travelling by train and what accessibility support operators provide.

Tram accessibility

Explore the support that is available across Greater Manchester's fully-accessible tram network.

Cycling and Walking accessibility

More information on cycling and walking across Greater Manchester.


Travel services

Ring and Ride accessibility

Ring & Ride provide accessible, low cost transport to disabled people and older people with walking difficulties. If you qualify, you can book a Ring & Ride accessible minibus to take you, and an accompanying adult, door to door for journeys of up to 6 miles in Greater Manchester.

Local Link accessibility

Local Link offers a flexible transport service for local journeys in areas where public transport services are limited. Find out whether Local Link transport is available in your area.

Park and Ride accessibility

Locate your nearest Park and Ride site, including information in disabled parking spaces where available.


Using the network

Carriage of animals

Information on the carriage of animals across different types of transport including guide dogs and assistance dogs.

Please note that the following only applies to Metrolink. Please check with individual bus and rail operators for further information:

Wheelchairs and Mobility Scooters

Information on accessible travel for wheelchair and mobility scooter users on Metrolink.

Bikes and Pushchairs

Pushchair and bike information for those travelling on Metrolink.