There are 4 ways to get from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre by bus, tram, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 1 tram, line 250 bus  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) X43
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 1
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$13 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 483 bus, line 135 bus, line 100 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 483 bus from Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) to Bury Interchange 483 / ...
  2. Take the line 135 bus from Bury Interchange to Manchester City Centre, CIS (C.I.S. Bldg.) 135
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$10 - $12

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre 22 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  23 min

  1. Drive from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre 22 miles

$4 - $7

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 23 min.

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The distance between Rawtenstall and Trafford Centre is 17 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rawtenstall station to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Bury Interchange and Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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

You can take a bus from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre via Bury Interchange, Manchester City Centre, CIS (C.I.S. Bldg.), and Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Prestwich, Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rossobus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bury Interchange to Manchester City Centre, CIS (C.I.S. Bldg.)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Taxi from Rawtenstall to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
23 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com

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