There are 8 ways to get from London to Old Trafford by train, bus, car or plane

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Old Trafford every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 2 h 3 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Old Trafford every 4 hours. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Avg. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Avg. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Oxford Road
Avg. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $30
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Avg. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $15
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $26
Bus operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Old Trafford?

The distance between London and Old Trafford is 262 km. The road distance is 321 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Old Trafford?

The cheapest way to get from London to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £20 and takes 5 h 58 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Old Trafford?

The quickest way to get from London to Old Trafford is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs £110.

Is there a direct bus between London and Old Trafford?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage) via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Old Trafford?

It takes approximately 3 h 27 min to get from London to Old Trafford, including transfers.