Piccadilly Gardens
Metrolink station
Piccadilly Gardens tram stop in February 2018
General information
LocationPiccadilly Gardens, Manchester
Coordinates53°28′49″N 2°14′13″W / 53.4803°N 2.2370°W / 53.4803; -2.2370Coordinates: 53°28′49″N 2°14′13″W / 53.4803°N 2.2370°W / 53.4803; -2.2370
Grid referenceSJ843982
Line(s)City Centre
Platforms2 (island)
Other information
StatusIn operation
Fare zone1
Opened27 April 1992
Original companyMetrolink

Piccadilly Gardens is a tram stop in Zone 1 of Greater Manchester's Metrolink light rail system. It is located beside Piccadilly Gardens in Manchester city centre, and serves both as a transport hub (by integrating with the adjacent Manchester Piccadilly Gardens bus station), and interchange station (which can be used for changing between Metrolink lines).[1]

Piccadilly Gardens tram stop opened on 27 April 1992, as part of Metrolink's Phase 1. The station was rebuilt during 2009 with a wider platform and a new canopy, reopening on 2 November 2009. The stop is one of the most used on the Metrolink network.[2]


Service pattern

Services mostly run every 12 minutes on all routes.

At peak times (07:15 – 19:30 Monday to Friday, 09:30 – 18:30 Saturday):

Offpeak (all other times during operational hours):



  1. ^ TfGM (2013). "Services Map" (PDF). metrolink.co.uk. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  2. ^ "Transport Statistics Greater Manchester 2017 Public Transport Section". TfGM. 5 December 2019. Retrieved 14 December 2019.
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