There are 5 ways to get from Wakefield to Trafford Centre by train, tram, bus or car

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Train, line 5 tram, line 250 bus  •  1 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  4. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar to Dumplington, The Trafford Centre 250 / ...

$27 - $72

Cheapest option

Line 110 bus, bus, line 250 bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 110 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station) 110 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St 060
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$15 - $20

3 alternative options

Line 231 bus, train, line 100 bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 231 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Kirkgate (Market Place) 231 / ...
  2. Take the train from Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the line 100 bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$21 - $26

Line 231 bus, bus  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Take the line 231 bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) 231 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) 184

$16 - $17

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Wakefield to Trafford Centre 50.3 miles

$10 - $16

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The cheapest way to get from Wakefield to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wakefield to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £8 - £12 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wakefield station to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street and Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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The distance between Wakefield and Trafford Centre is 38 miles. The road distance is 50.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Wakefield to Trafford Centre without a car is to train and line 5 tram and line 250 bus which takes 1 h 53 min and costs £20 - £55.

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It takes approximately 1 h 53 min to get from Wakefield to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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Wakefield to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by Arriva Yorkshire, arrive at Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station).

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Wakefield 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 Wakefield to Trafford Centre is 50 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Wakefield to Trafford Centre.

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There are 742+ hotels available in Trafford Centre. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Wakefield to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 38.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 53 min

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

You can take a bus from Wakefield to Trafford Centre via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station), Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Manchester City Centre, Hart St (Tuc Museum) in around 2 h 59 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Wakefield Westgate to Leeds
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$2 - $4
Off-Peak Single
$4 - $8
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Anytime Single
$6 - $10
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Train from Huddersfield to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $18
Anytime Day Single
$11 - $15
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
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 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
Yorkshire Tiger
Phone
0344 800 4411
Email
hello@yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Website
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Kirkgate (Market Place)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Westgate (Prudential Buildings) to Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
yorkshiretiger.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Huddersfield Town Centre, Bus Station (Huddersfield Bus Station) to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam)
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
First
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wakefield City Centre, Bus Station (Wakefield Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn (Leeds City Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.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 Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com

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