Local buses and trains

Railway bridgeDue to its proximity to Manchester and its historical importance as a trading centre, Stockport and its surrounding area is well connected with public transport services. There are also excellent rail links to the rest of the country.

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)

Transport for Greater Manchester operates public transport in Greater Manchester. Locally, they have a base in Stockport Bus Station where you can get route maps, timetables and a range of tickets, including bus, train, tram, Travelcards and season tickets.

Bus Timetables

Journey Planner  

National Rail Enquiries

National Rail Enquiries provide an easy and quick point of reference for national and local rail services, including fare prices and departure times.  The website allows you to buy a variety of ticket types in advance, including season tickets, as well as containing a handy journey planner. It also provides live rail travel updates.

Virgin Trains Journey Care

Rail customers with mobility needs can contact Virgin Trains for extra support. This can include providing rail information, reserving wheelchair space or arranging mobility assistance, or even help boarding the train or help navigating the station concourse and platforms.

Useful contacts

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Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM)
Address: 2 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BG
Phone: 0161 244 1000 (or 0871 200 2233 for help travelling to and from train stations)
Fax: 0161 244 1011
Web: www.tfgm.com

Phone: 0871 200 2233
Web: www.traveline.info

National Rail Enquiries
Address: 3rd floor, 40 Bernard Street, London, WC1N 1BY
Phone: 08457 484950 (or 08457 443366 to pre-book help getting on and off trains)
Minicom: 0845 6050600
Web: www.nationalrail.co.uk

Virgin Trains Journey Care
Phone: 08457 443366
Minicom: 08457 443367
Web: www.virgintrains.co.uk