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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Workington to Carlisle
  2. Take the train from Carlisle to Manchester Oxford Road

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Workington, Washington Hotel to Keswick, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Penrith to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St

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Train via Barrow in Furness

  1. Take the train from Workington to Barrow-in-Furness
  2. Take the train from Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Piccadilly

Bus, line 125 bus, line 20 bus

  1. Take the bus from Workington, Washington Hotel to Keswick, Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Clayton Brook, Village Centre
  3. Take the line 125 bus from Clayton Brook, Village Centre to Bolton Interchange
  4. Take the line 20 bus from Bolton Interchange to Ladywell Metrolink Stop

Drive

  1. Drive from Workington to Trafford Park

Workington to Trafford Park by train and bus

The journey time between Workington and Trafford Park is around 4h 41m and covers a distance of around 157 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 45m. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 6m. Operated by Northern Rail, TransPennine Express Service and Stagecoach Manchester, the Workington to Trafford Park service departs from Workington and arrives in Trafford Park, Village Circle. Typically 64 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 55m
Layover time:
1h 45m
Total time:
4h 41m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
3h 6m
Journey distance:
157 miles
Services per week:
64
Cheapest price:
£50
Carbon emissions:
13 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:48
Last service departs at:
22:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Workington to Trafford Park train and bus schedules

Workington → Trafford Park
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Trafford Park is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Trafford Park is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Trafford Park is 1 metre.

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Last updated: 13 Oct 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Workington to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Workington to Trafford Park is to drive which costs £19 - £28 and takes 2h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Workington to Trafford Park. However, there are services departing from Workington, Washington Hotel and arriving at Trafford Park, Lake Road via Keswick, Bus Station, Penrith and Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 59m.

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The distance between Workington and Trafford Park is 95 miles. The road distance is 123.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Workington to Trafford Park without a car is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £50 - £90.

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It takes approximately 3h 54m to get from Workington to Trafford Park, including transfers.

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Workington to Trafford Park bus services, operated by Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire, depart from Workington, Washington Hotel station.

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The best way to get from Workington to Trafford Park is to train which takes 3h 54m and costs £50 - £90. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £29 and takes 6h 59m.

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Workington to Trafford Park bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Yes, the driving distance between Workington to Trafford Park is 123 miles. It takes approximately 2h 15m to drive from Workington to Trafford Park.

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  • Distance: 95.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 54m

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

You can take a train from Workington to Trafford Park via Carlisle, Manchester Oxford Road, and Manchester City Centre, Oxford Road Station in around 3h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Workington to Trafford Park via Keswick, Bus Station, Penrith, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Piccadilly Gardens in around 6h 59m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Workington to Carlisle
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £22
Train from Workington to Barrow-in-Furness
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Barrow-in-Furness to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£35 - £55
TransPennine Express Service
Bus operators
Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
cumbrianorthlancs.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Workington, Washington Hotel to Keswick, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
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 Penrith to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Phone
0871 200 22 33
Email
enquiries.merseyside@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Keswick, Bus Station to Clayton Brook, Village Centre
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£9 - £12
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Bus from Clayton Brook, Village Centre to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Ladywell Metrolink Stop
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Diamond

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