Stockport bus station

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Stockport Bus interchange
Stockport Bus Station.jpg
Location
Locale Stockport
Local government Stockport
Coordinates 53°24′31″N 2°09′49″W / 53.40867°N 2.16361°W / 53.40867; -2.16361Coordinates: 53°24′31″N 2°09′49″W / 53.40867°N 2.16361°W / 53.40867; -2.16361
Operation
Opened 1981
Managed by Transport for Greater Manchester
Stands 28
Operators Stagecoach Manchester
Arriva North West
First Greater Manchester
Finglands
High Peak
JPT
M Travel
Manchester Community Transport
Travel centre Yes
Intermodal connection Stockport railway station National Rail
Annual usage Not known

Stockport bus station in Stockport, Greater Manchester serves as a bus terminus for approximately 65 bus services in the Greater Manchester area. It was opened in 1981 and was formerly a car park. It is adjacent to the headquarters of Stagecoach Manchester.

Prior to its opening, most bus services in the area terminated at Mersey Square in Stockport. It is situated just off the A6 next to Stockport Viaduct, and is in close proximity to Stockport railway station. The station has 24 stands with another two stops on Wellington Road and Mersey Square, which are both close to the station.

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There are several services that use Stockport Bus Station. The majority of services are run by Stagecoach Manchester with the remainder of services run by Arriva North West (who also runs the town's Metroshuttle service), First Greater Manchester, Finglands, High Peak, Manchester Community Transport and M Travel.

There are frequent buses running to Manchester, Altrincham, Ashton-under-Lyne, Hyde, Levenshulme, Longsight, Manchester Airport and Wythenshawe plus several parts of the Stockport area including Bramhall, Bredbury, Brinnington, Cheadle, Cheadle Hulme, Edgeley, Hazel Grove, Marple, Offerton, Reddish, Romiley and Stepping Hill Hospital.

Buses also run from Stockport to Bolton, Buxton, Chorlton, Derby, Eccles, Macclesfield, New Mills, Nottingham, Poynton, Stretford, The Trafford Centre and Wilmslow.

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