There are 4 ways to get from Leicester to Old Trafford by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

$45 - $73

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Bus National Express  •  4 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stockport National Express

$19 - $23

2 alternative options

Bus via Derby, Morledge (Bus Station)  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  2. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station

$26 - $29

Drive  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Leicester to Old Trafford 106.7 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leicester station to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station and arriving at Old Trafford, Warwick Road (Bishop Blaize) via Stockport Bus Station and Stretford Arndale (Health Ctr). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 5 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Old Trafford is 75 miles. The road distance is 106.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Old Trafford without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 43 min to get from Leicester to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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Leicester to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Leicester St Margarets Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Leicester to Old Trafford is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 5 min.

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Leicester to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stockport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Leicester to Old Trafford is 107 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 56 min to drive from Leicester to Old Trafford.

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There are 800+ hotels available in Old Trafford. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Leicester to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 75 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

What companies run services between Leicester, England and Old Trafford, England?

You can take a train from Leicester to Old Trafford via Sheffield, Manchester Piccadilly, Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), and Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink) in around 2 h 43 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Leicester to Old Trafford once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 3 h.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$13 - $20
Off-Peak Single
$27 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Bus operators
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 Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to Stockport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
nationalexpress.com
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from St Margaret's Bus Station to Derby, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station (Rail Station) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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