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There are 7 ways to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 219 bus, train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 219 bus from Beswick, Stainforth St to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn 219 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$2 - $5

6 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Ashburys to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$3 - $6

Line 217 bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 217 bus from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop to Shudehill Interchange 217
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$3 - $4

Line 263 bus, bus  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 263 bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Altrincham Interchange 263
  2. Take the bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 247 / ...

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre 8.7 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre 8.7 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre 8.7 miles

$19 - $27

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The cheapest way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £25 - £31 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct train from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Ashburys and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between City of Manchester Stadium and Trafford Centre is 6 miles. The road distance is 8.7 miles.

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The best way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre without a car is to line 219 bus and train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £1 - £4.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Manchester Community Transport, depart from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop station.

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City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Ashburys station.

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The best way to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can line 217 bus and line 100 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 2 h 14 min.

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Map of how to get from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 6.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

You can take a train from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre via Ashburys, Manchester Piccadilly, and Manchester Oxford Road in around 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre via Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop and Shudehill Interchange in around 2 h 14 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Ashburys to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Beswick, Stainforth St to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Stn
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Sportcity, Etihad Campus Tram Stop to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
manct.org
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
manct.org
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$16 - $23
UberX
$19 - $27
Assist
$18 - $26
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$28 - $40
Taxi from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by First, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre is 9 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from City of Manchester Stadium to Trafford Centre.

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