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free bus – free travel around Manchester city centre

Manchester free bus update: effective from Sunday 5 July

Free bus services 1, 2 and 3 are now operating to the following timetable.

Manchester free bus: effective from Monday 20 July

Free bus 1 timetable
Free Bus 2 timetable
Free bus 3 timetable

For more information about each route, you can download the route map.


Free Bus July 2020


Route 1

Monday to Friday: Piccadilly Rail Station, St Mary Gate, Spinningfields, Salford Central Station, Spinningfields, St James Square, to Piccadilly Rail Station.

Saturday: Piccadilly Rail Station, St Mary Gate, Spinningfields, Museum of Science & Industry, St James Square, to Piccadilly Rail Station.

Sunday and Public Holidays: Piccadilly Rail Station, St Mary Gate, Spinningfields, St James Square, to Piccadilly Rail Station.

Route 2

Piccadilly Rail Station, Stevenson Square, Shudehill Interchange, Victoria Rail Station, Oxford Street, to Piccadilly Rail Station.

Route 3

Piccadilly Rail Station, Oxford Road Rail Station, Deansgate Castlefield Metrolink Station, Spinningfields, Victoria Rail Station, Shudehill Interchange, to Piccadilly Rail Station.