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There are 6 ways to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$18 - $27

Cheapest option

Line 250 bus, bus  •  3h 12m

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

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn X50
  2. Take the train from Deansgate to Blackpool North

$20 - $29

Line 2 bus, train  •  2h 49m

  1. Take the line 2 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton Interchange 2
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Blackpool North

$16 - $23

Taxi  •  51m

  1. Take a taxi from Trafford Centre to Blackpool 49 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  51m

  1. Drive from Trafford Centre to Blackpool 49 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool is to taxi which costs £130 - £160 and takes 51m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Trafford Centre station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station and arriving at Blackpool via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Trafford Centre to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Urmston and arriving at Blackpool North via Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Trafford Centre and Blackpool is 38 miles. The road distance is 49 miles.

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The best way to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £14 - £21.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Trafford Centre to Blackpool bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Trafford Centre to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Manchester Oxford Road station.

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The best way to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £14 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 250 bus and bus, which costs £9 - £13 and takes 3h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Trafford Centre to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 37.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

What companies run services between Trafford Centre, England and Blackpool, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Trafford Centre to Blackpool hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 1h 17m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Trafford Centre to Blackpool via Piccadilly Gardens and Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 3h 12m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Deansgate to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate Stn
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Piccadilly Gardens
Ave. Duration
42m
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Trafford Centre to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
51m
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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Trafford Centre to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Trafford Centre to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Trafford Centre to Blackpool is 49 miles. It takes approximately 51m to drive from Trafford Centre to Blackpool.

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