There are 8 ways to get from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford by train, bus, car, subway, plane or tram

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 Virgin West Coast Trains  •  2 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$119 - $182

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester National Express

$26 - $33

6 alternative options

Train East Midlands Trains  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$52 - $152

Drive  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Drive from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford 201 miles

$40 - $65

Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$100 - $298

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN

$91 - $345

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

$74 - $193

Tube to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train, line 5 tram  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the Tube from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
  4. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)

$113 - $260

What companies run services between King's Cross Station, England and Old Trafford, England?

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station to Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $26
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford?

The distance between King's Cross Station and Old Trafford is 260 km. The road distance is 322 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford?

The cheapest way to get from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £18 - £24 and takes 6 h 18 min.

What is the fastest way to get from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford?

The quickest way to get from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford is to train which takes 2 h 51 min and costs £85 - £130.

How long does it take to get from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford?

It takes approximately 2 h 51 min to get from King's Cross Station to Old Trafford, including transfers.