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

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Train  •  2 h 17 min

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

$51 - $78

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Warrington Bank Quay
  2. Take the bus from Bank Quay, Arpley Street to Altrincham Interchange
  3. Take the bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 247 / ...

Bus, line 132 bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Wigan National Express
  2. Take the line 132 bus from Wigan Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road 132

Drive  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre 89.5 miles

$19 - $28

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The cheapest way to get from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £14 - £22 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham New Street Station station to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road via Wigan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 17 min.

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The distance between Birmingham New Street Station and Trafford Centre is 71 miles. The road distance is 89.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £35 - £60.

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It takes approximately 2 h 17 min to get from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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

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Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Birmingham New Street station.

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The best way to get from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 2 h 17 min and costs £35 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 132 bus, which costs and takes 3 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 71.3 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 17 min

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $45 - $75 and the journey takes 1 h 26 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth, Wigan, and Wigan Bus Station in around 3 h 57 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
Network Warrington
Phone
01925 634296
Email
travelcentre@networkwarrington.co.uk
Website
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Bus from Bank Quay, Arpley Street to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
warringtonboroughtransport.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Manchester Community Transport
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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 Wigan
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com

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Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Diamond, arrive at intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road station.

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Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre is 89 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to drive from Birmingham New Street Station to Trafford Centre.

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There are 781+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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