There are 6 ways to get from Kendal to Trafford Centre by train, tram, bus or car

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  •  2 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District 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 / ...

$39 - $87

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal to Manchester National Express

$17 - $21

4 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Bolton

$35 - $74

Train, line 132 bus  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the line 132 bus from Wigan, King St/Wallgate (Waverleys) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 132

$32 - $69

Bus, train, line 100 bus  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Carnforth, New Street 555 / ...
  2. Take the train from Carnforth to Salford Crescent
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Salford, Crescent/Salford Crescent Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$28 - $41

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Trafford Centre 72.1 miles

$15 - $23

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

You can take a train from Kendal to Trafford Centre via Oxenholme Lake District, Wigan North Western, Bolton, and Bolton, Bradshawgate/Breightmet Street (Hair Salon) in around 3 h 5 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Kendal to Trafford Centre twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $75
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Bolton
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Carnforth to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.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
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan, King St/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
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Kirkby Lonsdale Coaches
Phone
01524 733 831
Email
office@kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Website
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Carnforth, New Street
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kirkbylonsdalecoachhire.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kendal to Trafford Centre?

The distance between Kendal and Trafford Centre is 99 km. The road distance is 115 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Kendal to Trafford Centre is to drive which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £10 - £16.

Is there a direct bus between Kendal and Trafford Centre?

No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Chinatown (Portland Tower). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 51 min.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 57 min to get from Kendal to Trafford Centre, including transfers.