free bus service 1,2 and 3 are free bus services that operate around the city centre. All buses are wheelchair accessible.


free bus 1

Frequency

Monday to Friday
7am to 7.15pm (every ten minutes)

Saturday
8.20am to 7.15pm (every ten minutes).

Sunday and public holidays
11am to 6pm (every 12 minutes).

Peak free bus 1 (Monday to Friday) via Salford Central not currently in operation due to roadworks.

Route

From Piccadilly train station via Station Approach, Piccadilly, Portland Street, Charlotte Street, Spring Gardens, King Street, Cross Street, Market Street, St Mary's Gate, Deansgate, Quay Street, Gartside Street, Bridge Street, John Dalton Street, Cross Street, King Street, Spring Gardens, York Street, New York Street, Portland Street, Chorlton Street, Aytoun Street, Auburn Street, Station Approach to Piccadilly Railway Station.


free bus 2

Frequency

Monday to Friday
6.30am to 7.10pm (every ten minutes)
7.10pm to 11.30pm (every 20 minutes)

Saturday
8.30am to 7.30pm (every ten minutes)
7.30pm to 11.30pm (every 15 minutes)

Sundays and public holidays
9.54am to 6.54pm (every 12 minutes)

Route

From Piccadilly train station via Station Approach, Piccadilly, Chatham Street, Aytoun Street, Piccadilly, Lever Street, Dale Street, Church Street, High Street, Nicholas Croft, Shudehill, Shudehill Interchange, Shudehill, Withy Grove, Corporation Street, Todd Street, Victoria Station Approach, Hunts Bank Approach, Victoria Street, Chapel Street, Victoria Bridge Street, Deansgate, Peter Street, Oxford Street, Whitworth Street, Aytoun Street, Auburn Street, Station Approach to Piccadilly train station.


free bus 3

Frequency

Monday to Friday
7.25pm to 11.25pm (every 20 minutes)

Saturday
7.28pm to 11.30pm (every 15 minutes)


Route

From Piccadilly train station via Station Approach, Piccadilly, Chatham Street, Aytoun Street, Portland Street, Piccadilly, Lever Street, Dale Street, Church Street, High Street, Nicholas Croft, Shudehill, Shudehill Interchange, Shudehill, Withy Grove, Corporation Street, Todd Street, Victiora Station Approach, Hunts Bank Approach, Victoria Street, Chapel Street, Victoria Bridge Street, Deansgate, Whitworth Street West, Whitworth Street, Aytoun Street Auburn Street, Station Approach to Piccadilly train station.


Free Bus Oct 2022