There are 4 ways to get from Chorley 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 12 min

  1. Take the train from Chorley to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 5 tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$12 - $18

Cheapest option

Line 125 bus, line 471 bus  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Chorley Town Centre, Goring Street to Bolton, Deansgate/Blue Boar (Bakery) 125
  2. Take the line 471 bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Rochdale Interchange 471

$8 - $14

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Chorley to Oldham 30.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Chorley to Oldham 30.6 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between Chorley, Lancashire, England and Oldham, England?

You can take a bus from Chorley to Oldham via Bolton, Deansgate/Blue Boar (Bakery), Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn), and Rochdale Interchange in around 2 h 30 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Chorley to Oldham
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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

How far is it from Chorley to Oldham?

The distance between Chorley and Oldham is 35 km. The road distance is 49 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Chorley to Oldham?

The cheapest way to get from Chorley to Oldham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 34 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Chorley to Oldham?

The quickest way to get from Chorley to Oldham is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs £80 - £100.

Is there a direct bus between Chorley and Oldham?

No, there is no direct bus from Chorley to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Chorley Town Centre, Goring Street and arriving at Coldhurst, Rochdale Rd/Belmont St (Flats) via Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) and Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 30 min.

How long does it take to get from Chorley to Oldham?

It takes approximately 1 h 12 min to get from Chorley to Oldham, including transfers.