Travelling to Bury

Welcome to Discover Bury’s guide on how to reach this vibrant town, offering a wealth of visitor information and helpful tips on getting here.

Plan your journey to Bury with ease as Discover Bury provides a detailed overview of the various transportation options available, ensuring a seamless and enjoyable travel experience.

Travelling to Bury

Metrolink from Greater Manchester

Metrolink’s frequent service and well-connected routes ensure that reaching Bury from Manchester is a breeze, allowing you to save time, avoid traffic congestion, and enjoy the convenience of a smooth and comfortable ride.

From Altrincham, the approximate journey time is around 1hr 15minutes, while from St Peters Square, it takes roughly 40 minutes. If you’re traveling from Manchester Airport, you can expect to reach Bury in just over an hour.

By Train

The East Lancashire Railway provides easy access into Bury town centre from Heywood, Burrs Country Park, Summerseat, Ramsbottom, Irwell Vale and Rawtenstall.

On Foot or By Bike

Several schemes are in place and in development to encourage and support cycling in Bury and there is a Cycle Hub at Bury Interchange.

By Bus

Hop on or off at Bury Interchange for an easy route straight into the heart of Bury.

The Rock Car Park

By Car

By car, Bury town centre is 8 miles from Manchester City centre and is accessible easily from all of Greater Manchester and beyond.