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There are 4 ways to get from Kendal to Trafford Park by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train, line 250 bus  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Road Station to Trafford Park, Village Circle 250

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Line 555 bus, night bus  •  4h 25m

  1. Take the line 555 bus from Kendal, Weavers Court to Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station 555
  2. Take the night bus from Lancaster to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from Kendal to Manchester Piccadilly

Drive  •  1h 14m

  1. Drive from Kendal to Trafford Park 72.9 miles

Kendal to Trafford Park by train and bus

The journey time between Kendal and Trafford Park is around 2h 39m and covers a distance of around 77 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 5m. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 39m. Operated by Northern Rail, TransPennine Express Service and Stagecoach Manchester, the Kendal to Trafford Park service departs from Kendal and arrives in Trafford Park, Village Circle. Typically 59 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 33m
Layover time:
1h 5m
Total time:
2h 39m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 39m
Journey distance:
77 miles
Services per week:
59
Cheapest price:
£29
Carbon emissions:
6 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:56
Last service departs at:
22:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Kendal to Trafford Park train and bus schedules

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

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The cheapest way to get from Kendal to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £11 - £17 and takes 1h 14m.

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The fastest way to get from Kendal to Trafford Park is to drive. Taking this option will cost £11 - £17 and takes 1h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kendal to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Kendal, Weavers Court and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Lancaster and Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 25m.

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The distance between Kendal and Trafford Park is 62 miles. The road distance is 72.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Kendal to Trafford Park without a car is to train and line 250 bus which takes 2h 22m and costs £29 - £55.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from Kendal to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Kendal to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Kendal, Weavers Court station.

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Kendal to Trafford Park 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 Park is 73 miles. It takes approximately 1h 14m to drive from Kendal to Trafford Park.

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  • Distance: 61.9 miles
  • Duration: 2h 22m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Kendal to Manchester Piccadilly 4 times a day. Tickets cost £28 - £50 and the journey takes 1h 44m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £40
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£12 - £17
Off-Peak Day Single
£18 - £28
Anytime Day Single
£25 - £40
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Oxenholme Lake District to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£27 - £45
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£27 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£30 - £45
Train from Kendal to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£28 - £50
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £50
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Road Station to Trafford Park, Village Circle
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
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
Night bus from Lancaster to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£5 - £7
Website
National Express

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