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There are 5 ways to get from London to Rossendale by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange

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Train via Leeds

  1. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Todmorden

Drive

  1. Drive from London Paddington to Rossendale

Fly, train, line 7 bus

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN)
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Todmorden
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Todmorden, Rochdale Road to Waterfoot, Turning Circle

London to Rossendale by train and bus

The journey time between London and Rossendale is around 4h 53m and covers a distance of around 227 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 15m. Operated by LNER, Northern Rail and Rossendale Transport, the London to Rossendale service departs from London Kings Cross and arrives in Waterfoot, Turning Circle. Typically 40 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

40 Weekly Services
4h 53m Average Duration
£36 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from London to Rossendale is to bus which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Rossendale is to train which costs £100 - £290 and takes 3h 8m.

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The distance between London and Rossendale is 176 miles. The road distance is 220.5 miles.

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The best way to get from London to Rossendale without a car is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs £100 - £290.

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from London to Rossendale, including transfers.

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The best way to get from London to Rossendale is to train which takes 3h 8m and costs £100 - £290. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £35 and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Rossendale is 221 miles. It takes approximately 3h 45m to drive from London to Rossendale.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 268+ hotels available in Rossendale. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from London to Rossendale.
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  • Distance: 176.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 8m

What companies run services between London, England and Rossendale, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester Shudehill Interchange 5 times a day. Tickets cost £7 - £23 and the journey takes 5h 20m. FlixBus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £320
Train operators
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from London Kings Cross to Leeds
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £210
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£24 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£90 - £130
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£140 - £210
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Todmorden
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Manchester Victoria to Todmorden
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £11
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
Bus operators
Megabus UK
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Todmorden, Rochdale Road to Waterfoot, Turning Circle
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Rossendale Transport

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