There are 4 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup by bus, tram, 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

Line 111 bus, bus  •  1 h 38 min

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

$15

Cheapest option

Line 5 tram, line 464 bus  •  1 h 54 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, St James Gardens (St James Gardens Stand A) 464

$12 - $15

2 alternative options

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

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/Dickinson St (Hotel), Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel), Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street), and Rawtenstall, Bus Station in around 1 h 38 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 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, Princess St/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, St James Gardens (St James Gardens Stand A)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rossobus.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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Greater Manchester and Bacup is 28 km. The road distance is 39 km.

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 37 min.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Bacup. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Yew Tree Rd/Horton Rd and arriving at Bacup, St James Gardens (St James Gardens Stand B) via Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) and Rawtenstall, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 38 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Greater Manchester to Bacup, including transfers.