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There are 8 ways to get from Bedford to Trafford Park by bus, train, car, subway or plane

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Bus, train

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Central station
  2. Take the train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

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Train

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

Bus, train via Coventry

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange
  2. Take the train from Northampton to Coventry
  3. Take the train from Coventry to Manchester Piccadilly

Drive

  1. Drive from Bedford to Trafford Park

Train, subway to London Heathrow, fly, bus

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN)
  4. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Station to Trafford Park, Lake Road

Line 905 bus, line 905 bus to Cambridge, fly, bus

  1. Take the line 905 bus from Bedford, Bus Station to St Neots, Market Square
  2. Take the line 905 bus from St Neots, Market Square to Cambridge, Grafton Centre
  3. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN)
  4. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Station to Trafford Park, Lake Road

Train, train to Southampton, fly

  1. Take the train from Bedford to West Hampstead Thameslink
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN)

Bedford to Trafford Park by bus, train and walk

The journey time between Bedford and Trafford Park is around 3h 34m and covers a distance of around 158 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 40 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h. Operated by Stagecoach East, Avanti West Coast and Stagecoach Manchester, the Bedford to Trafford Park service departs from Bedford, Bus Station and arrives in Trafford Park, Lake Road. Typically 83 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 54m
Layover time:
40 min
Total time:
3h 34m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h
Journey distance:
158 miles
Services per week:
83
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:55
Last service departs at:
20:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bedford to Trafford Park bus, train and walk schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Trafford Park is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 5h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Bedford to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £26 - £40 and takes 2h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bedford station to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 and Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Eccles via London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 16m.

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The distance between Bedford and Trafford Park is 121 miles. The road distance is 166.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Trafford Park without a car is to bus and train which takes 4h 12m and costs .

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

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Bedford to Trafford Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 station.

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Bedford to Trafford Park train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Bedford station.

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The best way to get from Bedford to Trafford Park is to train which takes 4h 16m and costs £80 - £370. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 5h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Bedford to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 121.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 12m

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

You can take a train from Bedford to Trafford Park via London St Pancras International, London Euston, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 4h 16m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St twice daily. Tickets cost £7 - £10 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£27 - £130
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Milton Keynes Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£50 - £180
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £65
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£130 - £180
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£65 - £240
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£11 - £26
Off-Peak Single
£20 - £29
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£25 - £40
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£22 - £28
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£22 - £28
Train from Bedford to West Hampstead Thameslink
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£21 - £26
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£85 - £120
Train from Coventry to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£50 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £160
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Northampton to Coventry
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£4 - £7
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £14
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras station to Paddington
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
Stagecoach East
Phone
01733207860
Email
cambridge.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Central station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to Northampton Bus Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
Stagecoach East
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station to St Neots, Market Square
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East
Bus from St Neots, Market Square to Cambridge, Grafton Centre
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach East
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
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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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Bedford to Trafford Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Bedford to Trafford Park is 166 miles. It takes approximately 2h 45m to drive from Bedford to Trafford Park.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Trafford Park. Prices start at £75 per night.

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