There are 4 ways to get from Birmingham to Trafford Centre by train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly

$55 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$16 - $19

2 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Warrington, White Hart (White Hart PH) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$34 - $77

Drive  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Trafford Centre 88.7 miles

$19 - $28

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Birmingham and Trafford Centre is 71 miles. The road distance is 88.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Birmingham to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Birmingham to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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The best way to get from Birmingham to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 2 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham to Trafford Centre is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to drive from Birmingham to Trafford Centre.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 71 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Trafford Centre, England?

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Birmingham to Trafford Centre 5 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
First Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Bus operators
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com

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