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Sightseeing Manchester Bus Tour

City Tour of Manchester, Salford and Media City

Explore the top attractions in Manchester

Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. Discover this vibrant history from the top deck of the Sightseeing Manchester hop-on, hop-off bus. 

Beginning in Albert Square in the heart of the city centre the green Sightseeing Manchester hop-on, hop-off open-top bus takes you on 90-minute trip round Manchester and the modern waterfront developments at Salford Quays. There are 12 stops on the route that takes in some of Manchester’s key sights, including the National Football Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, Old Trafford football stadium and The Lowry. Lord of the Rings and Lost actor Dominic Monaghan provides the commentary.

Sightseeing Manchester Bus Stops & Locations:

  1. Albert Square (Stand WE) – Outside the Slug & Lettuce
  2. Piccadilly Gardens (Stand R) – Next to the Statue of The Duke of Wellington, by Byron Burger
  3. National Football Museum (Stand NP) – Opposite Co-Op store
  4. Manchester Cathedral (Stand NI) – At the end of Victoria Street, before the Chapel Street Bridge
  5. Salford Cathedral – Opposite Salford Education Office
  6. Salford University – Salford Crescent at the stop by the old fire station
  7. The Quays – Opposite The Alchemist, by the roundabout between the car park and Lowry theatre.
  8. Trafford Road – Stop D at Merchants Quay, AC Hotel / Copthorne Hotel
  9. Manchester United – On Sir Alex Ferguson Way, Outside the Premier Inn
  10. Imperial War Museum Trafford Wharf Road
  11. Museum of Science & Industry – Outside the Museum, near the Oxnoble pub
  12. The Bridgewater Hall – Stop SU opposite the Bridgewater hall, near Manchester Central Convention Centre

Look for the Sightseeing Manchester logo and MT1 on the bus stops.

 

 

Key sights include:

  • Manchester Town Hall
  • National Football Museum
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Old Trafford Football Stadium
    (home of Manchester United F.C)
  • Manchester Cathedral
  • Manchester Central Library
  • Imperial War Museum North
  • MediaCityUK
  • The Lowry
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Ticket options

  • Sightseeing Manchester Bus Tour (Adult) £12.00 + £1.00 booking fee 0 30 max
  • Sightseeing Manchester Bus Tour (Young person (Under 18) £6.00 + £1.00 booking fee 0 30 max
  • Any 4 Adults £30.00 + £4.00 booking fee 0 30 max
  • Family Ticket (2 adults 3 children) £25.00 + £5.00 booking fee 0 30 max
  • Sightseeing Manchester Bus Tour (Student/Senior) £6.00 + £1.00 booking fee 0 30 max
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City Tour of Manchester, Salford and Media City

Explore the top attractions in Manchester

Known throughout the world as the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, Manchester has a proud history in science, politics, music, arts and sport. Discover this vibrant history from the top deck of the Sightseeing Manchester hop-on, hop-off bus. 

Beginning in Albert Square in the heart of the city centre the green Sightseeing Manchester hop-on, hop-off open-top bus takes you on 90-minute trip round Manchester and the modern waterfront developments at Salford Quays. There are 12 stops on the route that takes in some of Manchester’s key sights, including the National Football Museum, the Museum of Science and Industry, Old Trafford football stadium and The Lowry. Lord of the Rings and Lost actor Dominic Monaghan provides the commentary.

Sightseeing Manchester Bus Stops & Locations:

  1. Albert Square (Stand WE) – Outside the Slug & Lettuce
  2. Piccadilly Gardens (Stand R) – Next to the Statue of The Duke of Wellington, by Byron Burger
  3. National Football Museum (Stand NP) – Opposite Co-Op store
  4. Manchester Cathedral (Stand NI) – At the end of Victoria Street, before the Chapel Street Bridge
  5. Salford Cathedral – Opposite Salford Education Office
  6. Salford University – Salford Crescent at the stop by the old fire station
  7. The Quays – Opposite The Alchemist, by the roundabout between the car park and Lowry theatre.
  8. Trafford Road – Stop D at Merchants Quay, AC Hotel / Copthorne Hotel
  9. Manchester United – On Sir Alex Ferguson Way, Outside the Premier Inn
  10. Imperial War Museum Trafford Wharf Road
  11. Museum of Science & Industry – Outside the Museum, near the Oxnoble pub
  12. The Bridgewater Hall – Stop SU opposite the Bridgewater hall, near Manchester Central Convention Centre

Look for the Sightseeing Manchester logo and MT1 on the bus stops.

 

 

Key sights include:

  • Manchester Town Hall
  • National Football Museum
  • Museum of Science and Industry
  • Old Trafford Football Stadium
    (home of Manchester United F.C)
  • Manchester Cathedral
  • Manchester Central Library
  • Imperial War Museum North
  • MediaCityUK
  • The Lowry