Trafford Park Rail Station to Cathays Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 4 hours 53 mins

Trafford Park Rail Station to Cathays Rail Station

Leave at 12:24 and arrive at 17:23
Journey time 04:59
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Manchester Oxford Road

  • Deansgate Rail Station
  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Wilmslow Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Nantwich Rail Station
  • Whitchurch (Shrops) Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Pontypool & New Inn Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cathays

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Trafford Park Rail Station to Cathays Rail Station

Leave at 13:21 and arrive at 18:04
Journey time 04:43
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Birchwood

  • Humphrey Park Rail Station
  • Urmston Rail Station
  • Flixton Rail Station
  • Irlam Rail Station
  • Birchwood Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Wilmslow Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Pontypool & New Inn Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cathays

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Trafford Park Rail Station to Cathays Rail Station

Leave at 14:24 and arrive at 19:23
Journey time 04:59
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with Northern Rail to Manchester Oxford Road

  • Deansgate Rail Station
  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cardiff Central

  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Wilmslow Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Nantwich Rail Station
  • Whitchurch (Shrops) Rail Station
  • Wem Rail Station
  • Shrewsbury Rail Station
  • Church Stretton Rail Station
  • Craven Arms Rail Station
  • Ludlow Rail Station
  • Leominster Rail Station
  • Hereford Rail Station
  • Abergavenny Rail Station
  • Pontypool & New Inn Rail Station
  • Cwmbran Rail Station
  • Newport (S Wales) Rail Station
  • Cardiff Central Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Transport for Wales to Cathays

  • Cardiff Queen Street Rail Station
  • Cathays Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Cathays Rail Station to Trafford Park Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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