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There are 6 ways to get from Scotland to Trafford Park by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay

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Night bus

  1. Take the night bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange

Drive

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Trafford Park

Fly from Inverness

  1. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN)

Fly from Aberdeen

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN)

Scotland to Trafford Park by train

The train journey time between Scotland and Trafford Park is around 4h 13m and covers a distance of around 236 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 3m. The fastest train normally takes 3h 33m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales and Northern Rail, the Scotland to Trafford Park train service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Eccles. Typically 98 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
3h 9m
Layover time:
1h 3m
Total time:
4h 13m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 33m
Train distance:
236 miles
Trains per week:
98
Cheapest price:
£91
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:26
Last train departs at:
20:06

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Scotland to Trafford Park train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Trafford Park is to night bus which costs £11 - £16 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland station to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Buchanan Bus Station and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Shudehill, Thomas Street and Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Eccles via Warrington Bank Quay and Newton-le-Willows. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 4m.

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The distance between Scotland and Trafford Park is 241 miles. The road distance is 214.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Trafford Park without a car is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs £90 - £310.

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It takes approximately 4h 4m to get from Scotland to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Scotland to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Buchanan Bus Station.

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Scotland to Trafford Park train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Trafford Park is to train which takes 4h 4m and costs £90 - £310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £35 and takes 5h 40m, you could also fly, which costs £70 - £180 and takes 4h 3m.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 241.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 4m

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

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Warrington Bank Quay hourly. Tickets cost £80 - £280 and the journey takes 2h 47m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange once daily. Tickets cost £14 - £24 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £280
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £340
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £240
Train operators
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£14 - £24
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Glasgow to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Scotland to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Shudehill Interchange station.

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Scotland to Trafford Park train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Warrington Bank Quay station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Scotland to Trafford Park is 214 miles. It takes approximately 3h 30m to drive from Scotland to Trafford Park.

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Loganair offers flights from Inverness Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 363+ hotels available in Trafford Park. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Inverness Airport is to line 11 bus which takes 31 min and costs £3 - £5.

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