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There are 6 ways to get from Swindon to Trafford Park by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Birmingham  •  5h 25m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly

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Bus  •  5h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Swindon Gablecross to Manchester Shudehill Interchange Cardiff North Road - Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street / ...

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Train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly

Train, bus  •  6h 26m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
  2. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from Swindon to Trafford Park 164.4 miles

Train, fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Swindon to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

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The cheapest way to get from Swindon to Trafford Park is to bus which costs £15 - £25 and takes 5h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Swindon to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £25 - £40 and takes 2h 46m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Swindon to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Swindon Gablecross and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 43m.

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No, there is no direct train from Swindon to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Swindon and arriving at Eccles via Reading and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 30m.

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The distance between Swindon and Trafford Park is 135 miles. The road distance is 164.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Trafford Park without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 5h 25m and costs £85 - £300.

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It takes approximately 5h 25m to get from Swindon to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Swindon to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Swindon Gablecross station.

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Swindon to Trafford Park train services, operated by First Great Western Service, depart from Swindon station.

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The best way to get from Swindon to Trafford Park is to train via Birmingham which takes 5h 25m and costs £85 - £300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £25 and takes 5h 43m.

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Map of how to get from Swindon to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 134.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 25m

What companies run services between Swindon, England and Trafford Park, England?

You can take a train from Swindon to Trafford Park via Cheltenham Spa, Birmingham New Street, Manchester Piccadilly, and Piccadilly Gardens in around 5h 25m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Swindon Gablecross to Manchester Shudehill Interchange 5 times a week. Tickets cost £13 - £21 and the journey takes 4h 50m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Train operators
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Swindon to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£17 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from Swindon to Reading
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £21
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£28 - £40
Train from Swindon to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£28 - £35
Anytime Day 1st Class
£45 - £65
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Reading to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £230
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£80 - £100
Anytime Day 1st Class
£160 - £230
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Swindon Gablecross to Manchester Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £21
Website
Megabus UK
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Swindon to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Manchester Shudehill Interchange station.

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Swindon to Trafford Park train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Swindon to Trafford Park is 164 miles. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from Swindon to Trafford Park.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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