There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi 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, bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Rail Station) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station X50

$22 - $29

Cheapest option

Line 68 bus, line 125 bus  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Promenade, Sands (Blackpool Tower) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 68
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 69) to Black Horse St/Bus Station 125

$13 - $21

3 alternative options

Bus, line 250 bus  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester National Express
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$14 - $17

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackpool to Trafford Centre 48.7 miles

$170 - $220

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Trafford Centre 48.7 miles

$10 - $16

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

You can take a bus from Blackpool to Trafford Centre via Manchester and Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) in around 2 h 11 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Rail Station) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Promenade, Sands (Blackpool Tower) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 69) to Black Horse St/Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Blackpool to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $220
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Blackpool and Trafford Centre is 60 km. The road distance is 78 km.

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £7 - £12 and takes 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre is to taxi which takes 50 min and costs £130 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 47 min to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre, including transfers.