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There are 6 ways to get from Liverpool to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  55 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Urmston

$10 - $15

5 alternative options

Train Northern Rail, line 100 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Eccles
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Eccles Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100 / ...

$12 - $17

Train TransPennine Express, line 100 bus  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$15 - $22

Bus, line 250 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$11 - $15

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool to Trafford Centre 30.4 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Trafford Centre 30.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Urmston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 55 min.

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The distance between Liverpool and Trafford Centre is 26 miles. The road distance is 30.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 55 min and costs £7 - £12.

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The train from Liverpool Lime Street to Urmston takes 55 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Liverpool to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill station.

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Liverpool to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 55 min and costs £7 - £12. Alternatively, you can bus and line 250 bus, which costs £8 - £12 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 55 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Liverpool to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Trafford Centre via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Piccadilly Gardens in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Urmston
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Eccles
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Eccles Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
First
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
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 University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk

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Liverpool to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Liverpool to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Trafford Centre is 30 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Liverpool to Trafford Centre.

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