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There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  53m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$6 - $12

Cheapest option

Bus, line 250 bus  •  1h 9m

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

$5 - $6

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Train, line 250 bus  •  58m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  12m

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  12m

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$2 - $4

Towncar  •  12m

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$45 - $70

Uber  •  12m

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre 10.8 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 12m.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 9m.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53m.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Trafford Centre is 8 miles. The road distance is 10.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 53m and costs £4 - £9.

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It takes approximately 53m to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 53m and costs £4 - £9. Alternatively, you can bus and line 250 bus, which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 7.8 miles
  • Duration: 53m

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre via Manchester Oxford Road in around 53m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Piccadilly Gardens in around 1h 9m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $7
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $13
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $7
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
First Anytime Day Single
$6 - $10
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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 Manchester Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
National Express
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$18 - $27
UberX
$22 - $35
Assist
$22 - $35
Exec
$29 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $50
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
12m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Trafford Centre
Estimated price
$45 - $70

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre is 11 miles. It takes approximately 12m to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Trafford Centre.

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