There are 5 ways to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 5 tram, line 250 bus  •  52 min

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$10 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 17 bus, line 100 bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange 17 / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$6 - $8

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Trafford Centre 18.2 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Trafford Centre 18.2 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rochdale to Trafford Centre 18.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 57 min.

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The distance between Rochdale and Trafford Centre is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre without a car is to train and line 5 tram and line 250 bus which takes 52 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 52 min to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Rochdale to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by First, depart from Rochdale Interchange station.

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

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

You can take a bus from Rochdale to Trafford Centre via Shudehill Interchange in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
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
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochdale to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Rochdale to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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