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There are 4 ways to get from Basingstoke to Trafford Park by train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  4h 12m

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Manchester Piccadilly

£94 - £241

Cheapest option

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly, bus  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Station to Trafford Park, Lake Road

£66 - £271

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Drive  •  3h 27m

  1. Drive from Basingstoke to Trafford Park 204.2 miles

£30 - £45

Train to Southampton, fly  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

£69 - £364

Basingstoke to Trafford Park by train and tram

The journey time between Basingstoke and Trafford Park is around 4h 11m and covers a distance of around 200 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 8m. Operated by CrossCountry and Metrolink, the Basingstoke to Trafford Park service departs from Basingstoke and arrives in Parkway. Typically 58 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 11m
Fastest journey time:
4h 8m
Journey distance:
200 miles
Services per week:
58
Cheapest price:
£94
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:49
Last service departs at:
19:49

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Basingstoke to Trafford Park train and tram schedules

Basingstoke → Trafford Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Trafford Park is 111.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Basingstoke to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Basingstoke to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £30 - £45 and takes 3h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Basingstoke to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Basingstoke and arriving at Parkway via Piccadilly and Cornbrook. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Basingstoke and Trafford Park is 162 miles. The road distance is 204.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Basingstoke to Trafford Park without a car is to train which takes 4h 12m and costs £90 - £250.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Basingstoke to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Basingstoke to Trafford Park train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Basingstoke station.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Basingstoke to Trafford Park train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Basingstoke to Trafford Park is 204 miles. It takes approximately 3h 27m to drive from Basingstoke to Trafford Park.

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Map of how to get from Basingstoke to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 162.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Basingstoke, England and Trafford Park, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Basingstoke to Manchester Piccadilly every 4 hours. Tickets cost £90 - £240 and the journey takes 3h 34m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £290
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £210
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £130
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Basingstoke to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £240
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£90 - £110
Anytime Day 1st Class
£170 - £240
Train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£25 - £110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £110
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£20 - £95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £95
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Basingstoke to Southampton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £24
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £24
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £14
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £14
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£7 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£13 - £18
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£11 - £14
Anytime Day 1st Class
£18 - £25
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Basingstoke to Reading
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£8 - £10
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£8 - £10
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£6 - £10
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£6 - £10
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£11 - £19
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Station to Trafford Park, Lake Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester

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Eastern Airways and Blue Islands Limited offer flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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