There are 3 ways to get from Carlisle to Trafford Park by train, bus or car
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Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Oxford Road
Take the bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
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Drive from Carlisle to Trafford Park
Carlisle to Trafford Park by train and bus
The journey time between Carlisle and Trafford Park is around 2h 38m and covers a distance of around 124 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 32 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 5m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service and Stagecoach Manchester, the Carlisle to Trafford Park service departs from Carlisle and arrives in Trafford Park, Village Circle. Typically 65 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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First and last service
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Carlisle to Trafford Park train and bus schedules
Departing Monday, September 27, 2021
Departing Tuesday, September 28, 2021
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Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Carlisle to Trafford Park is to bus which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3h 53m.
The fastest way to get from Carlisle to Trafford Park is to drive. Taking this option will cost £18 - £27 and takes 1h 59m.
No, there is no direct bus from Carlisle to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Carlisle and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 53m.
The distance between Carlisle and Trafford Park is 102 miles. The road distance is 119.3 miles.
The best way to get from Carlisle to Trafford Park without a car is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs £40 - £65.
It takes approximately 2h 13m to get from Carlisle to Trafford Park, including transfers.
Carlisle to Trafford Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Carlisle station.
The best way to get from Carlisle to Trafford Park is to train which takes 2h 13m and costs £40 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3h 53m.
Carlisle to Trafford Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.
Yes, the driving distance between Carlisle to Trafford Park is 119 miles. It takes approximately 1h 59m to drive from Carlisle to Trafford Park.
What companies run services between Carlisle, England and Trafford Park, England?
TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Carlisle to Manchester Oxford Road hourly. Tickets cost £35 - £60 and the journey takes 1h 47m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St once daily. Tickets cost £7 - £9 and the journey takes 3h 10m.
Train from Carlisle to Manchester Oxford Road
- Ave. Duration
- 1h 47m
- Estimated price
- £35 - £60
- TransPennine Express Service
- Advance Single
- £16 - £23
- Off-Peak Day Single
- £29 - £45
- Anytime Day Single
- £35 - £60
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.
Bus from Carlisle to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
- Ave. Duration
- 3h 10m
- Once daily
- Estimated price
- £7 - £9
- National Express
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