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

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Recommended option

Train, line 250 bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Stafford to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$46 - $74

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Stafford to Trafford Centre 60.3 miles

$12 - $19

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, Chester Road/Trafford Bar, then take the line 250 bus to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station. 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 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Stafford to Trafford Centre?

The distance between Stafford and Trafford Centre is 75 km. The road distance is 96 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre?

The cheapest way to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 4 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre?

The quickest way to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre is to drive which takes 1 h 4 min and costs £9 - £14.

How long does it take to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre?

It takes approximately 1 h 35 min to get from Stafford to Trafford Centre, including transfers.