There are 6 ways to get from Runcorn to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Widnes to Deansgate
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Rail Station) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station X50

$12 - $15

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Line 100 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$6 - $10

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Bus, line 100 bus  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) X30
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$8 - $10

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Runcorn to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Eccles

$16 - $35

Taxi  •  29 min

  1. Take a taxi from Runcorn to Trafford Centre 27.4 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  29 min

  1. Drive from Runcorn to Trafford Centre 27.4 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Runcorn to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Runcorn to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 29 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Runcorn to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Runcorn and Trafford Centre is 18 miles. The road distance is 27.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Runcorn to Trafford Centre without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 12 min and costs £9 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Runcorn to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Runcorn to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North station.

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The best way to get from Runcorn to Trafford Centre is to line 100 bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs £4 - £8. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £12 - £28 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Runcorn to Trafford Centre is 27 miles. It takes approximately 29 min to drive from Runcorn to Trafford Centre.

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Map of how to get from Runcorn to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

First operates a bus from Runcorn to Trafford Centre every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Runcorn to Trafford Centre via Liverpool Lime Street, Eccles, and Eccles Interchange (Metrolink) in around 1 h 57 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Widnes to Deansgate
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Eccles
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn (Rail Station) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Palace Fields, Halton Lea North to Warrington, Bus Interchange (Golden Square)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Runcorn to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
29 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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