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

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Train, line 250 bus  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$32 - $60

Cheapest option

Bus, line 250 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Stoke-On-Trent to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$13 - $16

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Stockport
  2. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range) 23A / ...

$29 - $55

Train, line 23 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Stoke-on-Trent to Cheadle Hulme
  2. Take the line 23 bus from East Didsbury, Tesco (Supermarket) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 23 / ...

$18 - $23

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

Questions & Answers

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 Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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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 and line 250 bus which takes 1 h 18 min and costs £24 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1 h 18 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 bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus 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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There are 742+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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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 18 min

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

You can take a bus from Stoke-on-Trent to Trafford Centre via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) in around 2 h.

Train operators
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
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
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
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from East Didsbury, Tesco (Supermarket) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre, Old Barton Road (Golf Range)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
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 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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