There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup by bus, tram, train, taxi or car

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Line 111 bus, bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn) 111
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) X43

$15

Cheapest option

Line 5 tram, line 464 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the line 464 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Bacup, Union Street 464

$12 - $15

3 alternative options

Bus, line 6 tram, train, line 466 bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary (Property 336) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn) 43 / ...
  2. Take the line 6 tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) 6 / ...
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Todmorden
  4. Take the line 466 bus from Todmorden, Rochdale Road (Bookshop) to Bacup, Yorkshire Street (Health Centre) 466 / ...

$15 - $21

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Bacup 24.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Bacup 24.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup is to drive which costs £4 - £6 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Bacup. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Bacup, St James Gardens (St James Gardens Stand B) via Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel and Rawtenstall, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Bacup is 18 miles. The road distance is 24.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup without a car is to line 111 bus and bus which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Bacup bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, depart from Moss Side, Horton Rd station.

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Greater Manchester to Bacup bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Greater Manchester to Bacup is 25 miles. It takes approximately 37 min to drive from Greater Manchester to Bacup.

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There are 580+ hotels available in Bacup. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup.
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  • Distance: 17.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Bacup, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Bacup via Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn), Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel, Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street), and Rawtenstall, Bus Station in around 1 h 37 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 Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary (Property 336) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Bacup, Union Street
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Todmorden, Rochdale Road (Bookshop) to Bacup, Yorkshire Street (Health Centre)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Royal Infirmary, Royal Infirmary (Property 336) to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Bacup
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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