Both solutions are effective. Your choice will depend on your need. 

Advantages of the trap:

  • Reduces mouse population quickly.
  • Provides control over where the mouse will die. 
  • Cheap solution.

Advantages of the bait station:

  • Child and pet proof. 
  • Mice love the fresh food offered in the bait station.
  • You will never see the dead animal. 

Don’t forget to place the trap or bait station where you noticed the highest level of activity.