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This ticket allows you to make one journey within the Metrolink zones you’ve chosen.

Your ticket must be valid in all zones that you travel through.

You must finish your journey within two hours of buying your ticket or touching in at the smart reader.

Check if you qualify

If you are aged 5 to 15, you can buy child tickets for travel on Metrolink.

If you are aged 11 to 15, you will need proof of age ID to buy child tickets.

An igo card allows you to buy child tickets for longer, up to 31 August after your 16th birthday. An igo card is also a convenient way to have proof of age and it entitles you to cheaper tickets on buses.

Find out how to apply for an igo card

Under-fives travel free, so don't need a travelcard or pass.

The cost

Zones Cost
Any one zone (1, 2, 3 or 4) 70p
Two zones (1+2) £1.40
Two zones (2+3 or 3+4) £1.20
Three zones (1+2+3) £1.90
Three zones (2+3+4) £1.60
All zones (1+2+3+4) £2.30

This ticket allows you to make one journey, between any two stops, within the Metrolink zones you’ve chosen.

How to buy your ticket

You must buy your ticket before your first journey. You cannot buy tickets on the tram.

If you have an igo card you can choose how to buy a ticket:

A convenient way to buy a ticket is online using your igo card as a smart card. It’s easy, flexible and avoids the queues.

Alternatively, you can buy a ticket:

  • at a ticket machine on the tram stop using cash or card (including contactless)

Find out more about how to buy a Metrolink tram ticket