There are 7 ways to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre by bus, train, tram, 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

Bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) to Shudehill Interchange M11
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$22 - $30

Cheapest option

Line 41 bus, line 125 bus, line 2 bus  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 41 bus from Lancaster University, Sports Centre to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 40 / ...
  2. Take the line 125 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 69) to Black Horse St/Bus Station 125
  3. Take the line 2 bus from Farnworth, Market St/Farnworth Town Ctr (Off License) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 2

$14 - $21

5 alternative options

Bus, train, line 2 tram, line 250 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) to Lancaster City Centre, Railway Station U3r / ...
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...
  4. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$29 - $73

Bus, train  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) to Lancaster City Centre, Railway Station U3r / ...
  2. Take the train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
  3. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Bolton

$25 - $60

Train, line 132 bus  •  3 h 14 min

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

$22 - $55

Taxi  •  51 min

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

$180 - $230

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre 49.4 miles

$10 - $16

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 Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) and Shudehill Interchange in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$19 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$23 - $35
Train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $13
Off-Peak Day Single
$15 - $23
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $23
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Train from Lancaster to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $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
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Book at
uk.megabus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Farnworth, Market St/Farnworth Town Ctr (Off License) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) to Lancaster City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster University, Sports Centre to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 69) to Black Horse St/Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
$180 - $230
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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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre?

The distance between Lancaster University and Trafford Centre is 67 km. The road distance is 79 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre?

The cheapest way to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 51 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre?

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

Is there a direct bus between Lancaster University and Trafford Centre?

No, there is no direct bus from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Lancaster University, University Underpass (LANCASTER University Underpass) and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

How long does it take to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre?

It takes approximately 2 h 38 min to get from Lancaster University to Trafford Centre, including transfers.