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There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Trafford Park by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Oxford Road

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange

Drive

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Trafford Park

Fly to Manchester

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Manchester (MAN)

Fly to Liverpool, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Liverpool (LPL)
  2. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Deansgate

Edinburgh to Trafford Park by train and bus

The journey time between Edinburgh and Trafford Park is around 4h 9m and covers a distance of around 226 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 42 min. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 29m. Operated by TransPennine Express Service and Stagecoach Manchester, the Edinburgh to Trafford Park service departs from Edinburgh and arrives in Trafford Park, Village Circle. Typically 47 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
3h 27m
Layover time:
42 min
Total time:
4h 9m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 29m
Journey distance:
226 miles
Services per week:
47
Cheapest price:
£67
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:12
Last service departs at:
20:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Trafford Park train and bus schedules

Edinburgh → Trafford Park
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Trafford Park is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Trafford Park is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Trafford Park is to bus which costs £12 - £18 and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Trafford Park is to train which costs £65 - £110 and takes 3h 33m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 18m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Trafford Park is 176 miles. The road distance is 210.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Trafford Park without a car is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs £65 - £110.

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It takes approximately 3h 33m to get from Edinburgh to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Trafford Park is to train which takes 3h 33m and costs £65 - £110. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £18 and takes 7h 18m, you could also fly, which costs £24 - £120 and takes 5h 35m.

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There is no direct flight from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 40m and has one stopover.

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Edinburgh to Trafford Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 175.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 33m

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Trafford Park, England?

TransPennine Express Service operates a train from Edinburgh to Manchester Oxford Road every 4 hours. Tickets cost £65 - £100 and the journey takes 3h 7m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St once daily. Tickets cost £10 - £14 and the journey takes 6h 35m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £260
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Belfast (Aldergrove), Jersey
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Gatwick, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Luton, Jersey
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via London Stansted, Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£95 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£80 - £360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £130
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £110
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Knock
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
£13 - £110
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £440
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£170 - £2,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£450 - £850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £950
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £280
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Manchester via Turin
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £240
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Edinburgh to Liverpool via Isle Of Man
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£200 - £650
Train operators
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 Edinburgh to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£10 - £14
Website
National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
Megabus UK

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Yes, the driving distance between Edinburgh to Trafford Park is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Edinburgh to Trafford Park.

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Air France, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa and seven other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Trafford Park. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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