There are 2 ways to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre by train, tram, bus or car

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Train, line 2 tram, line 250 bus  •  1 h 34 min

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

$41 - $68

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Stafford to Trafford Centre 60.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The distance between Stafford and Trafford Centre is 47 miles. The road distance is 60.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre without a car is to train and line 2 tram and line 250 bus which takes 1 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 34 min to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stafford to Trafford Centre is 60 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to drive from Stafford to Trafford Centre.

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There are 755+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 47 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 34 min

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

There is no direct connection from Stafford to Trafford Centre. However, you can take the train to Manchester Piccadilly, take the walk to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink), take the line 2 tram to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink), take the walk to Trafford Bar, then take the line 250 bus to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Trafford Centre.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stafford to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
14 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

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