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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, line 2 tram, line 250 bus  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...
  3. Take the line 250 bus from Trafford Bar, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 250

$12 - $49

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 23A / ...

$9 - $43

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Wilmslow to Eccles

$9 - $13

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre 14.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre 14.9 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre 14.9 miles

$25 - $35

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 54 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach Manchester operates a bus from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 1 h 1 min. Manchester Community Transport also services this route hourly.

Train operators
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$3 - $5
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
First Anytime Day Single
$7 - $12
Virgin West Coast Trains
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wilmslow to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wilmslow to Eccles
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
14 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, Chester Road/Trafford Bar to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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 Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$25 - $35
uberASSIST
$25 - $35
uberACCESS
$26 - $40
uberEXEC
$40 - $55
uberXL
$45 - $65
Taxi from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Wilmslow and Trafford Centre is 17 km. The road distance is 24 km.

The cheapest way to get from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre is to taxi which takes 18 min and costs £40 - £50.

It takes approximately 1 h to get from Wilmslow to Trafford Centre, including transfers.