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There are 6 ways to get from Stockport to Old Trafford by tram, train, bus, taxi or car

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Tram  •  31 min

  1. Take the tram from East Didsbury to Trafford Bar Pink Line

£2 - £4

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Train, line 263 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 263 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Road Station to Old Trafford, Warwick Road 263

£5 - £11

Line 23 bus  •  1h 2m

  1. Take the line 23 bus from Stockport Bus Station to Stretford Arndale 23 / ...

£5 - £8

Line 203 bus, bus  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the line 203 bus from Stockport, Bridgefield Street to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Gardens 203
  2. Take the bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Old Trafford, Warwick Road 255 / ...

£5 - £8

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stockport to Old Trafford 13.1 miles

£30 - £40

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Stockport to Old Trafford 13.1 miles

£2 - £3

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The cheapest way to get from Stockport to Old Trafford is to drive which costs £2 - £3 and takes 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockport to Old Trafford is to taxi which costs £30 - £40 and takes 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stockport station to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Stockport Bus Station and arriving at Old Trafford, Warwick Road via Stretford Arndale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 2m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from East Didsbury and arriving at Trafford Bar. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 min.

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The distance between Stockport and Old Trafford is 7 miles. The road distance is 13.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Stockport to Old Trafford without a car is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £2 - £4.

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The tram from East Didsbury to Trafford Bar takes 15 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Stockport to Old Trafford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Stockport Bus Station.

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Stockport to Old Trafford train services, operated by Metrolink, depart from East Didsbury station.

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Stockport to Old Trafford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Stretford Arndale station.

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Map of how to get from Stockport to Old Trafford.
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  • Distance: 6.6 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

What companies run services between Stockport, England and Old Trafford, England?

Metrolink operates a vehicle from East Didsbury to Trafford Bar every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £2 - £4 and the journey takes 15 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Stockport Bus Station to Stretford Arndale every 20 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £4 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from East Didsbury to Trafford Bar
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Metrolink
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£2 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£5 - £9
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Road Station to Old Trafford, Warwick Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
Arriva North West
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Old Trafford, Warwick Road
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
Arriva North West
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Stretford Arndale
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Stockport, Bridgefield Street to Manchester City Centre, Piccadilly Gardens
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Old Trafford, Warwick Road
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Stockport to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
16 min
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Metro Taxis
Phone
+44 161 480 8000
Website
metro-taxis.com
Lynx Taxis
Phone
+44 161 483 1099
Website
lynxtaxis.uk
ASAPPcars Ltd
Phone
+44 161 477 3666
Website
asappcars.com

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Stockport to Old Trafford train services, operated by Metrolink, arrive at Trafford Bar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockport to Old Trafford is 13 miles. It takes approximately 16 min to drive from Stockport to Old Trafford.

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There are 665+ hotels available in Old Trafford. Prices start at £75 per night.

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