There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool to Old Trafford by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 5 tram  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$15 - $22

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Bus, line 250 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Liverpool University to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) 250

$10 - $13

3 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Deansgate

$14 - $19

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool to Old Trafford 32.5 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Old Trafford 32.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Old Trafford is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Old Trafford is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Liverpool University and arriving at Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) via Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Old Trafford is 29 miles. The road distance is 32.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Old Trafford without a car is to train and line 5 tram which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £11 - £17.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Liverpool to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Old Trafford bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Liverpool University station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Old Trafford is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs £10 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus and line 250 bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 1 h 32 min.

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Liverpool to Old Trafford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Old Trafford is 32 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Liverpool to Old Trafford.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 28.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Liverpool to Old Trafford hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 53 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Old Trafford via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum), and Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse) in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
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
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
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 Liverpool University to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to Old Trafford, Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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