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There are 3 ways to get from Rugby to Trafford Park by train, bus or car

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Train, bus  •  2h 10m

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Trafford Park, Lake Road X50

2 alternative options

Train  •  2h 43m

  1. Take the train from Rugby to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly

Drive  •  1h 58m

  1. Drive from Rugby to Trafford Park 118.2 miles

Rugby to Trafford Park by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Rugby and Trafford Park is around 4h 10m and covers a distance of around 106 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 14m. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 6m. Operated by Avanti West Coast and Stagecoach Manchester, the Rugby to Trafford Park service departs from Rugby and arrives in Trafford Park, Lake Road. Typically 16 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
1h 55m
Layover time:
2h 14m
Total time:
4h 10m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 6m
Journey distance:
106 miles
Services per week:
16
Cheapest price:
£40
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
19:23
Last service departs at:
23:19

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Rugby to Trafford Park train, walk and bus schedules

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The most affordable way to get from Rugby to Trafford Park is to drive, which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Rugby to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £18 - £27 and takes 1h 58m.

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The distance between Rugby and Trafford Park is 88 miles. The road distance is 118.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rugby to Trafford Park without a car is to train and bus which takes 2h 10m and costs £40 - £140.

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It takes approximately 2h 10m to get from Rugby to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rugby to Trafford Park is 118 miles. It takes approximately 1h 58m to drive from Rugby to Trafford Park.

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  • Distance: 88.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 10m

What companies run services between Rugby, England and Trafford Park, England?

You can take a train from Rugby to Trafford Park via Crewe, Manchester Piccadilly, and Piccadilly Gardens in around 2h 43m.

Train operators
Avanti West Coast
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Train from Rugby to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £140
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £50
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£100 - £140
Train from Rugby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £100
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£75 - £100
Train from Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £45
Website
avantiwestcoast.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£30 - £45
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Rugby to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£28 - £32
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £32
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Trafford Park, Lake Road
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester

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