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There are 4 ways to get from Preston to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Eccles

$14 - $20

3 alternative options

Line 132 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road 132

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Preston to Trafford Centre 31.4 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Preston to Trafford Centre 31.4 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Preston to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Preston to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 34 min.

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The distance between Preston and Trafford Centre is 25 miles. The road distance is 31.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Preston to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Preston to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Preston to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 1 h 51 min and costs £10 - £16. Alternatively, you can line 132 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Preston to Trafford Centre is 31 miles. It takes approximately 34 min to drive from Preston to Trafford Centre.

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There are 812+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Preston to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 25.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 51 min

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

You can take a train from Preston to Trafford Centre via Manchester Oxford Road, Eccles, and Eccles Interchange in around 1 h 51 min. Alternatively, Diamond operates a bus from Preston to Trafford Centre hourly, and the journey takes 1 h 1 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Eccles
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Preston to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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