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There are 5 ways to get from Wigan to Trafford Park by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 50 bus

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Salford Crescent
  2. Take the line 50 bus from Salford Crescent Station to MediaCityUK

4 alternative options

Train

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Eccles

Line 132 bus

  1. Take the line 132 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to The Trafford Centre Bus Station

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Wigan to Trafford Park

Drive

  1. Drive from Wigan to Trafford Park

Wigan to Trafford Park by train and bus

The journey time between Wigan and Trafford Park is around 57 min and covers a distance of around 19 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 9 min. The fastest journey normally takes 47 min. Operated by Northern Rail and Stagecoach Manchester, the Wigan to Trafford Park service departs from Wigan North Western and arrives in MediaCityUK. Typically 328 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
48 min
Layover time:
9 min
Total time:
57 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
47 min
Journey distance:
19 miles
Services per week:
328
Cheapest price:
£9
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:54
Last service departs at:
23:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Wigan to Trafford Park train and bus schedules

Departing Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Wigan to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 27 min.

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The fastest way to get from Wigan to Trafford Park is to taxi which takes 27 min and costs £50 - £65.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wigan to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Wigan, Wallgate and arriving at Trafford Park, Mellors Road via The Trafford Centre Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 33m.

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No, there is no direct train from Wigan to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Wigan Wallgate and arriving at Eccles via Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 31m.

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The distance between Wigan and Trafford Park is 14 miles. The road distance is 23.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Trafford Park without a car is to train and line 50 bus which takes 53 min and costs £9 - £16.

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Wigan to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Wigan to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Diamond, depart from Wigan, Wallgate station.

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Wigan to Trafford Park train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wigan Wallgate station.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Trafford Park is to train which takes 1h 31m and costs £9 - £18. Alternatively, you can line 132 bus, which costs and takes 1h 33m.

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Map of how to get from Wigan to Trafford Park.
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  • Distance: 14 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

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

You can take a train from Wigan to Trafford Park via Manchester Oxford Road in around 1h 31m. Alternatively, Diamond operates a bus from Wigan, Wallgate to The Trafford Centre Bus Station hourly, and the journey takes 1h 4m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£7 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£7 - £9
Anytime Day 1st Class
£8 - £12
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £15
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Eccles
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£1 - £3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£1 - £2
Anytime Day 1st Class
£1 - £3
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Salford Crescent Station to MediaCityUK
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to The Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Diamond
Other operators
Taxi from Wigan to Trafford Park
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Premier Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 244 424
Hindley Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 253 535
Crusader Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 49 49 49
Bluestar Taxis
Phone
+44 1942 24 24 24
Website
wigantaxis.co.uk

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Wigan to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Diamond, arrive at The Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Wigan to Trafford Park train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Eccles station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Wigan to Trafford Park is 23 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Wigan to Trafford Park.

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