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There are 4 ways to get from Chester to Trafford Park by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Chester to Newton-le-Willows
  2. Take the train from Newton-le-Willows to Eccles

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Chester to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Trafford Park, Lake Road

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Chester to Trafford Park

Drive

  1. Drive from Chester to Trafford Park

Chester to Trafford Park by train

The train journey time between Chester and Trafford Park is around 1h 3m and covers a distance of around 36 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. The fastest train normally takes 48 min. Operated by Transport for Wales and Northern Rail, the Chester to Trafford Park train service departs from Chester and arrives in Eccles. Typically 141 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
48 min
Layover time:
15 min
Total time:
1h 3m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
48 min
Train distance:
36 miles
Trains per week:
141
Cheapest price:
£15
Carbon emissions:
3 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:52
Last train departs at:
22:13

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Chester to Trafford Park train schedules

Chester → Trafford Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Trafford Park is 111.

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The cheapest way to get from Chester to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chester to Trafford Park is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Chester to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Chester to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Chester and arriving at Eccles via Newton-le-Willows. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 20m.

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The distance between Chester and Trafford Park is 31 miles. The road distance is 42 miles.

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The best way to get from Chester to Trafford Park without a car is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs £15 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 20m to get from Chester to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Chester to Trafford Park bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Chester station.

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Chester to Trafford Park train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Chester station.

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The best way to get from Chester to Trafford Park is to train which takes 1h 20m and costs £15 - £35. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £11 and takes 2h 8m.

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Map of how to get from Chester to Trafford Park.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 30.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 20m

What companies run services between Chester, England and Trafford Park, England?

You can take a train from Chester to Trafford Park via Newton-le-Willows in around 1h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Chester to Trafford Park via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Piccadilly Gardens in around 2h 8m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Chester to Newton-le-Willows
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£10 - £13
Anytime Day 1st Class
£12 - £17
Train from Newton-le-Willows to Eccles
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£7 - £10
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 Chester to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Trafford Park, Lake Road
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Chester to Trafford Park
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
£100 - £130
Taxi Chester
Phone
+44 1244 794 042
Website
taxichester.uk
Tacicall Chester
Phone
+44 1244 458 458
KingKabs
Phone
+44 1244 343 434
Website
kingkabs.co.uk
Empire Taxis Chester
Phone
+44 1244 421 006
Website
empiretaxischester.co.uk
Chester Taxi Services
Phone
+44 1244 421 024
Website
taxis-in-chester.co.uk
Chester Radio Taxis
Phone
+44 1244 372 372
Website
chesterradiotaxis.co.uk

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Chester to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Trafford Park, Lake Road station.

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Chester to Trafford Park train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Eccles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Chester to Trafford Park is 42 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Chester to Trafford Park.

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