There are 6 ways to get from London to Old Trafford by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 35m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

£71 - £237

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Bus  •  5h 29m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester 802 / ...

£12 - £15

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Train via Nottingham  •  4h 54m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

£78 - £111

Drive  •  3h 22m

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Old Trafford 199.9 miles

£35 - £50

Fly to Manchester  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

£54 - £245

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5h 17m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly

£57 - £245

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The cheapest way to get from London to Old Trafford is to bus which costs £11 - £15 and takes 5h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Old Trafford is to train which costs £70 - £240 and takes 2h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Trafford Bar via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 35m.

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The distance between London and Old Trafford is 164 miles. The road distance is 199.9 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Old Trafford without a car is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs £70 - £240.

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It takes approximately 2h 35m to get from London to Old Trafford, including transfers.

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London to Old Trafford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Old Trafford is to train which takes 2h 35m and costs £70 - £240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £11 - £15 and takes 5h 29m, you could also fly, which costs £50 - £250 and takes 3h 22m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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London to Old Trafford train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from London to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 163.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 35m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 5m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester hourly. Tickets cost £9 - £12 and the journey takes 5h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £320
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £340
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£22 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £70
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Anytime Single
£60 - £95
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £21
Off-Peak Single
£29 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £19
Anytime Day Single
£14 - £20
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Old Trafford is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from London to Old Trafford.

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Japan Airlines and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 1204+ hotels available in Old Trafford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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