There are 7 ways to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 2 tram, line 250 bus  •  1 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Handforth to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$12 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to Trafford Centre, Trafford Boulevard/Old Barton Road (Golf Range) 25 / ...

$8 - $9

5 alternative options

Train, line 3 tram  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Handforth to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 3 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink) 3

$9 - $15

Bus via intu Trafford Centre Bus Station  •  1 h 21 min

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

$9 - $10

Taxi  •  16 min

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

$45 - $60

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

$22 - $35

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

Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Handforth to Trafford Centre every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1 h. Manchester Community Transport also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Eccles (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Trafford Centre, Trafford Boulevard/Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Trafford Centre, Trafford Boulevard/Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Handforth to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$22 - $35
uberASSIST
$22 - $35
uberACCESS
$22 - $35
uberEXEC
$35 - $50
uberXL
$40 - $55
Taxi from Handforth to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Handforth to Trafford Centre?

The distance between Handforth and Trafford Centre is 16 km. The road distance is 20 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre?

The cheapest way to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre?

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

How long does it take to get from Handforth to Trafford Centre?

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