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There are 5 ways to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi 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 132 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the line 132 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road 132

Cheapest option

Line 4 bus, train  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 4 bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass to Lancaster City Centre, station 4 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Eccles

$22 - $35

3 alternative options

Line 40 bus, line 125 bus, line 132 bus  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 40 bus from Lancaster University, University Gates to Preston City Centre, Bus Station 40 / ...
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Rail Station 125 / ...
  3. Take the line 132 bus from Wigan Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 132

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre 49.4 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre 49.4 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Lancaster University, University Gates and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Preston City Centre, Bus Station, Chorley Town Centre, Rail Station and Wigan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 45 min.

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The distance between Lancaster University and Trafford Centre is 42 miles. The road distance is 49.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre without a car is to train and line 132 bus which takes 3 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Lancaster University to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, depart from Lancaster University, University Gates station.

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Lancaster University to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Diamond, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lancaster University to Trafford Centre is 49 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 41.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Lancaster University, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a bus from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre via Lancaster University, University Gates, Preston City Centre, Bus Station, Chorley Town Centre, Rail Station, and Wigan Bus Station in around 4 h 45 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $16
Off-Peak Day Single
$18 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $30
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Eccles
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Stagecoach Lancaster
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass to Lancaster City Centre, station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
Bus from Lancaster University, University Gates to Preston City Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Stagecoach Lancaster
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Rail Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Other operators
Taxi from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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