There are 4 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.

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Train, line 2 tram, line 250 bus  •  2 h 46 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 to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$36 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Kendal to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$15 - $19

2 alternative options

Line 555 bus, line 41 bus, line 125 bus, bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10) 555
  2. Take the line 41 bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 5) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 41 / ...
  3. Take the line 125 bus from Bamber Bridge, Brownedge St Marys to Bolton Interchange 125
  4. Take the bus from Bolton Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 2 / ...

$31 - $35

Drive  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Kendal to Trafford Centre 72.1 miles

$15 - $23

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Kendal and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Kendal and Trafford Centre is 62 miles. The road distance is 72.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Trafford Centre without a car is to train and line 2 tram and line 250 bus which takes 2 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Kendal to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Kendal to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Kendal station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kendal to Trafford Centre is 72 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to drive from Kendal to Trafford Centre.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kendal to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 61.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 46 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Kendal to Trafford Centre twice daily. Tickets cost $10 - $14 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
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$29 - $45
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
$2 - $4
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 to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 Kendal to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 10)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station (Bus Station Std 5) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bamber Bridge, Brownedge St Marys to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com

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