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There are 6 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 100 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Salford Crescent
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Salford Crescent Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Bus, line 2 bus  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Bolton National Express
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Bolton Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 2

$11 - $15

4 alternative options

Train, line 2 bus  •  2 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Bolton
  2. Take the line 2 bus from Bolton, Bridgeman Street to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 2

$16 - $23

Train  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road

$20 - $30

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

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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 Bolton Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 49 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 100 bus which takes 1 h 56 min and costs £13 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1 h 56 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 train which takes 2 h 25 min and costs £15 - £23. Alternatively, you can bus and line 2 bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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Blackpool to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by First, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to Trafford Centre is 49 miles. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Blackpool to Trafford Centre.

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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 56 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackpool to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $17 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Trafford Centre via Bolton and Bolton Interchange in around 2 h 49 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Bolton
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Salford Crescent Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bolton, Bridgeman Street to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bolton Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
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 Blackpool to Bolton
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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