There are 4 ways to get from City of Lancaster to Trafford Centre by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, line 250 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$23 - $34

Cheapest option

Line 41 bus, line 125 bus, line 2 bus  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 41 / ...
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Walton-le-Dale, Chorley Road to Bolton Interchange 125
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Bolton, Bridgeman Street (Car Wash) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 2

$11 - $17

2 alternative options

Train, line 132 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the line 132 bus from Wigan, Wallgate (Waverleys) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 132

$32 - $45

Drive  •  55 min

  1. Drive from City of Lancaster to Trafford Centre 51.6 miles

$11 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from City of Lancaster to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 55 min.

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The distance between City of Lancaster and Trafford Centre is 44 miles. The road distance is 51.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from City of Lancaster to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from City of Lancaster to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29), Walton-le-Dale, Chorley Road and Bolton, Bridgeman Street (Car Wash). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between City of Lancaster, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a bus from City of Lancaster to Trafford Centre via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand, Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29), Walton-le-Dale, Chorley Road, Bolton Interchange, and Bolton, Bridgeman Street (Car Wash) in around 4 h 18 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate (Waverleys) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Walton-le-Dale, Chorley Road to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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