There are 5 ways to get from Buxton to Trafford Centre by train, bus, tram, 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 34 min

  1. Take the train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$17 - $24

Cheapest option

Train, line 3 tram  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Buxton to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 3 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) 3

$14 - $23

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Buxton, Terrace Road (Lower Hardwick Street) to Stockport, Exchange St/Royal Mail Office (Post Office) Skyline 199 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to Trafford Centre, Trafford Boulevard/Old Barton Road (Golf Range) 25 / ...

$14

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Buxton to Trafford Centre 30.7 miles

$110 - $150

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Buxton to Trafford Centre 30.7 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Buxton, Derby, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a bus from Buxton to Trafford Centre via Stockport, Exchange St/Royal Mail Office (Post Office) and Stockport Bus Station in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Trafford Centre, Trafford Boulevard/Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Terrace Road (Lower Hardwick Street) to Stockport, Exchange St/Royal Mail Office (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Trafford Centre, Trafford Boulevard/Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Taxi from Buxton to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$110 - $150

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Buxton to Trafford Centre?

The distance between Buxton and Trafford Centre is 37 km. The road distance is 49 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Buxton to Trafford Centre?

The cheapest way to get from Buxton to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Buxton to Trafford Centre?

The quickest way to get from Buxton to Trafford Centre is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £80 - £100.

Is there a direct bus between Buxton and Trafford Centre?

No, there is no direct bus from Buxton to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Buxton, Terrace Road (Lower Hardwick Street) and arriving at Trafford Centre, Trafford Boulevard/Old Barton Road (Golf Range) via Stockport Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 22 min.

How long does it take to get from Buxton to Trafford Centre?

It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Buxton to Trafford Centre, including transfers.