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There are 6 ways to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$15 - $57

Cheapest option

Bus, line 250 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$12 - $16

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Train, line 250 bus  •  1 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250 / ...

$18 - $59

Train, line 23 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Stockport
  2. Take the line 23 bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 23 / ...

$15 - $55

Taxi  •  48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre 46 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  48 min

  1. Drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre 46 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £120 - £150 and takes 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Stoke-On-Trent and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Stoke-on-Trent and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 17 min.

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The distance between Stoke-on-Trent and Trafford Centre is 33 miles. The road distance is 46 miles.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £11 - £45.

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It takes approximately 1 h 17 min to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Stoke-On-Trent station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Stoke-on-Trent station.

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The best way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 1 h 17 min and costs £11 - £45. Alternatively, you can bus and line 250 bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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Map of how to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 32.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 17 min

What companies run services between Stoke-on-Trent, England and Trafford Centre, England?

You can take a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Oxford Road in around 1 h 17 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Piccadilly Gardens in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Stockport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$22 - $35
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$20 - $30
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Stockport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$18 - $27
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stoke-on-Trent to Stockport
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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
Bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
48 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Stoke Link Taxis
Phone
+44 1782 412412
Rushhour Taxi
Phone
+44 7956 195895
Website
rushhourtaxis.co.uk

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Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre is 46 miles. It takes approximately 48 min to drive from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre.

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