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

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Bus, line 250 bus  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$11 - $15

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Train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$17 - $26

Taxi  •  45m

  1. Take a taxi from Bradford to Trafford Centre 42.5 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  45m

  1. Drive from Bradford to Trafford Centre 42.5 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Bradford to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Bradford to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bradford to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bradford to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Bradford Interchange and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 5m.

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The distance between Bradford and Trafford Centre is 34 miles. The road distance is 42.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Trafford Centre without a car is to bus and line 250 bus which takes 1h 49m and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1h 49m to get from Bradford to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Bradford to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street station.

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Bradford to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bradford Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Bradford to Trafford Centre is to bus and line 250 bus which takes 1h 49m and costs £8 - £12. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £13 - £20 and takes 2h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Bradford to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 33.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 49m

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

You can take a bus from Bradford to Trafford Centre via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Piccadilly Gardens in around 1h 49m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bradford to Trafford Centre via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road in around 2h 5m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
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 Bradford Interchange, Bridge Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Bradford to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
45m
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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Bradford to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Bradford to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bradford to Trafford Centre is 43 miles. It takes approximately 45m to drive from Bradford to Trafford Centre.

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