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There are 5 ways to get from Liverpool to Rochdale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  1 h

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

$17 - $24

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Bus  •  1 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Train via Wigan Wallgate  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Rochdale

$16 - $25

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool to Rochdale 42.8 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Rochdale 42.8 miles

$9 - $14

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Rochdale is to drive which costs £7 - £11 and takes 44 min.

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

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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.

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The distance between Liverpool and Rochdale is 37 miles. The road distance is 42.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Rochdale without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs £13 - £19.

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

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Liverpool to Rochdale train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Rochdale is to train which takes 1 h and costs £13 - £19. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 1 h 47 min.

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Liverpool to Rochdale train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Rochdale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Rochdale is 43 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Liverpool to Rochdale.

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  • Distance: 36.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

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. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Liverpool to Rochdale hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 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
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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