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Duration 4h 31m
Distance 226.7 miles
Average price £206
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essex and Old Trafford takes 4h 31m and the fastest train takes 3h 46m. There is a train service every few hours from Essex to Old Trafford. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. White Notley
  2. London Euston
  3. Old Trafford
4h 10m
£87 - £272

Essex to Old Trafford train times

Trains run hourly between Essex and Old Trafford. The service departs Essex at 22:08 at night, which arrives into Old Trafford at 08:55. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essex to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from White Notley and arriving at Exchange Quay via Liverpool Street station, London Euston and Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Essex and Old Trafford is 166 miles. The road distance is 226.7 miles.

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Essex to Old Trafford train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from White Notley station.

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Essex to Old Trafford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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There are 923+ hotels available in Old Trafford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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