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There are 4 ways to get from Sleaford to Trafford Park by train, bus or car

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Train via Doncaster

  1. Take the train from Grantham to Doncaster
  2. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly

Train

  1. Take the train from Sleaford to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

Line 31 bus, train

  1. Take the line 31 bus from Sleaford, Market Place to Central Bus Station
  2. Take the train from Lincoln Central to Sheffield
  3. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

Drive

  1. Drive from Sleaford to Trafford Park

Sleaford to Trafford Park by train, walk and bus

The journey time between Sleaford and Trafford Park is around 4h 45m and covers a distance of around 134 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 59m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 21m. Operated by East Midlands Railways, LNER, Hull Trains and others, the Sleaford to Trafford Park service departs from Sleaford and arrives in Trafford Park, Lake Road. Typically 62 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 46m
Layover time:
1h 59m
Total time:
4h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 21m
Journey distance:
134 miles
Services per week:
62
Cheapest price:
£41
Carbon emissions:
11 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:35
Last service departs at:
21:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Sleaford to Trafford Park train, walk and bus schedules

Sleaford → Trafford Park
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Trafford Park is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Trafford Park is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Trafford Park is 1 metre.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sleaford to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Sleaford to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 2h 7m.

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The distance between Sleaford and Trafford Park is 86 miles. The road distance is 104.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Sleaford to Trafford Park without a car is to train via Doncaster which takes 4h 13m and costs £40 - £140.

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It takes approximately 4h 13m to get from Sleaford to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sleaford to Trafford Park is 105 miles. It takes approximately 2h 7m to drive from Sleaford to Trafford Park.

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There are 367+ hotels available in Trafford Park. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from Sleaford to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 86 miles
  • Duration: 4h 13m

What companies run services between Sleaford, Lincolnshire, England and Trafford Park, England?

You can take a train from Sleaford to Trafford Park via Grantham, Doncaster, Manchester Piccadilly, and Piccadilly Gardens in around 4h 13m.

Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £85
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£55 - £85
Hull Trains
Phone
+44 345 071 0222
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Train from Grantham to Doncaster
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £22
Website
hulltrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £22
Super Off-Peak Single
£20 - £27
Off-Peak Single
£23 - £26
Anytime Single
£27 - £32
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£11 - £16
Off-Peak Day Single
£16 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£22 - £35
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £27
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
£9 - £14
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£17 - £27
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Sleaford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £30
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£20 - £30
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £35
Off-Peak Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£40 - £60
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Lincoln Central to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£19 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£19 - £24
Anytime Day 1st Class
£23 - £35
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Bus operators
Stagecoach East Midlands
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Sleaford, Market Place to Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach East Midlands

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