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There are 5 ways to get from Birchwood to Trafford Park by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, tram  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Birchwood to Deansgate
  2. Take the tram from Deansgate-Castlefield to Cornbrook
  3. Take the tram from Cornbrook to Parkway

£10 - £16

Cheapest option

Train, bus via Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Station  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Birchwood to Deansgate
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Station to Trafford Park, Lake Road X50

£8 - £14

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the train from Birchwood to Urmston
  2. Take the bus from Urmston Library to Trafford Park, Park Way 18 / ...

Taxi  •  14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Birchwood to Trafford Park 12.4 miles

£29 - £35

Drive  •  14 min

  1. Drive from Birchwood to Trafford Park 12.4 miles

£1 - £3

Birchwood to Trafford Park by train and tram

The journey time between Birchwood and Trafford Park is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 15 miles. The fastest journey normally takes 45 min. Operated by Northern Rail and Metrolink, the Birchwood to Trafford Park service departs from Birchwood and arrives in Parkway. Typically 201 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
52 min
Fastest journey time:
45 min
Journey distance:
15 miles
Services per week:
201
Cheapest price:
£10
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:06
Last service departs at:
23:10

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Birchwood to Trafford Park train and tram schedules

Birchwood → Trafford Park
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The cheapest way to get from Birchwood to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birchwood to Trafford Park is to taxi which costs £29 - £35 and takes 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birchwood to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Birchwood and arriving at Parkway via Deansgate-Castlefield and Cornbrook. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 min.

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The distance between Birchwood and Trafford Park is 9 miles. The road distance is 12.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Birchwood to Trafford Park without a car is to train and tram which takes 44 min and costs £9 - £16.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Birchwood to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Birchwood to Trafford Park train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Birchwood station.

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Birchwood to Trafford Park train services, operated by Metrolink, arrive at Parkway station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birchwood to Trafford Park is 12 miles. It takes approximately 14 min to drive from Birchwood to Trafford Park.

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Map of how to get from Birchwood to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 9 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Birchwood, Warrington, England and Trafford Park, England?

There is no direct connection from Birchwood to Trafford Park. However, you can take the train to Deansgate, take the walk to Deansgate-Castlefield, take the tram to Cornbrook, then take the tram to Parkway. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Birchwood to Trafford Park via Deansgate and Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Station in around 55 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Birchwood to Deansgate
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £10
Train from Birchwood to Urmston
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£4 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£5 - £7
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from Deansgate-Castlefield to Cornbrook
Ave. Duration
3 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Metrolink
Tram from Cornbrook to Parkway
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Metrolink
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
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Urmston Library to Trafford Park, Park Way
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Diamond
Little Gem Bus
Phone
+44 161 789 4545
Email
info@littlegem.info
Website
littlegem.info
Bus from Urmston Library to Trafford Park, Park Way
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Little Gem Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Birchwood to Trafford Park
Ave. Duration
14 min
Estimated price
£29 - £35
Warrington Cars
Phone
+44 1925 907 222
Website
warrington-cars.co.uk
Direct Taxi
Phone
+44 1925 244 244
Website
directtaxi.taxi
A1 Taxis Warrington
Phone
+44 1925 488 588
242 Cars
Phone
+44 1925 242 242
Website
242cars.co.uk
Cable Taxis
Phone
+44 1925 299 996
Apollo1 Taxis
Phone
+44 1925 321 666

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