There are 5 ways to get from Accrington to Oldham by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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 5 tram  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Accrington to Rochdale
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$12 - $17

Cheapest option

Line 464 bus, line 409 bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the line 464 bus from Accrington, Infant Street (Post Office) to Rochdale Interchange 464
  2. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Coldhurst, Rochdale Rd/Belmont St (Flats) 409

$9 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 464 bus, line 5 tram  •  1 h 41 min

  1. Take the line 464 bus from Accrington, Infant Street (Post Office) to Rochdale Interchange 464
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$10 - $13

Taxi  •  28 min

  1. Take a taxi from Accrington to Oldham 23.8 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  28 min

  1. Drive from Accrington to Oldham 23.8 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Accrington, England and Oldham, England?

You can take a bus from Accrington to Oldham via Rochdale Interchange in around 1 h 49 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Accrington, Infant Street (Post Office) to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Accrington to Oldham
Ave. Duration
28 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Accrington and Oldham is 29 km. The road distance is 38 km.

The cheapest way to get from Accrington to Oldham is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Accrington to Oldham is to taxi which takes 28 min and costs £65 - £80.

No, there is no direct bus from Accrington to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Accrington, Infant Street (Post Office) and arriving at Coldhurst, Rochdale Rd/Belmont St (Flats) via Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Accrington to Oldham, including transfers.