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There are 6 ways to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 2 min

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

$5 - $9

5 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station X5 / ...

Train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Handforth to Salford Crescent
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Salford Crescent Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Handforth to Trafford Centre 12.2 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Handforth to Trafford Centre 12.2 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Handforth to Trafford Centre 12.2 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £35 - £45 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Handforth to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Handforth and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 2 min.

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The distance between Handforth and Trafford Centre is 10 miles. The road distance is 12.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £4 - £7.

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It takes approximately 1 h 2 min to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Handforth to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Handforth station.

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The best way to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 1 h 2 min and costs £4 - £7. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 59 min.

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Handforth to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Handforth to Trafford Centre is 12 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Handforth to Trafford Centre.

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  • Distance: 9.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 2 min

What companies run services between Handforth, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a train from Handforth to Trafford Centre via Manchester Oxford Road in around 1 h 2 min. Alternatively, Manchester Community Transport operates a bus from Handforth to Trafford Centre every 3 hours, and the journey takes 45 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Handforth to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 Handforth to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Manchester Community Transport
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Handforth to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$26 - $40
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uber.com
Access
$22 - $35
UberX
$26 - $40
Assist
$25 - $40
Exec
$30 - $50
UberXL
$35 - $55
Taxi from Handforth to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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