There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool to Rochdale 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  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Rochdale

$18 - $26

Cheapest option

Train, line 17 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 17 bus from Shudehill Interchange to Rochdale Interchange 17 / ...

$17 - $23

3 alternative options

Train, line 5 tram  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$19 - $26

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool to Rochdale 42.8 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Rochdale 42.8 miles

$9 - $14

What companies run services between Liverpool, England and Rochdale, England?

You can take a train from Liverpool to Rochdale via Manchester Victoria in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool and Rochdale is 59 km. The road distance is 69 km.

The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Rochdale is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Rochdale is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs £110 - £140.

No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Rochdale via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to get from Liverpool to Rochdale, including transfers.