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, line 250 bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$22 - $29

Cheapest option

Bus, line 250 bus  •  2 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$13 - $16

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Bolton

$16 - $25

Taxi  •  50 min

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

$170 - $210

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Trafford Centre 48.7 miles

$10 - $16

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 50 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 8 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and Trafford Centre is 38 miles. The road distance is 48.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre without a car is to train and line 250 bus which takes 1 h 50 min and costs £17 - £23.

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It takes approximately 1 h 50 min to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Blackpool to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre is to bus and line 250 bus which takes 2 h 8 min and costs £10 - £13. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 2 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Blackpool to Trafford Centre via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) in around 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Blackpool to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Bolton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn (Palace Hotel) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Blackpool to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
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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