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There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train  •  20 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 100 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$3 - $4

Train, bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham
  2. Take the bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 247 / ...

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre 7.2 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre 7.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre 7.2 miles

$16 - $23

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £1 - £2 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £21 - £26 and takes 12 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Shudehill Interchange and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Manchester Oxford Road and arriving at Urmston. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station and Trafford Centre is 5 miles. The road distance is 7.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 20 min and costs £1 - £3.

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The train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston takes 9 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by First, depart from Shudehill Interchange station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Manchester Oxford Road station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 20 min and costs £1 - £3. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 5.1 miles
  • Duration: 20 min

What companies run services between Manchester Piccadilly Station, England and Trafford Centre, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 9 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre every 4 hours. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Manchester Community Transport
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
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Access
$13 - $20
UberX
$16 - $23
Assist
$15 - $22
Exec
$23 - $35
UberXL
$24 - $35
Taxi from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by First, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre is 7 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Manchester Piccadilly Station to Trafford Centre.

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