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

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Train  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Nelson to Rose Grove
  2. Take the train from Rose Grove to Rochdale

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Bus, line 589 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Burnley, Bus Station M4 / ...
  2. Take the line 589 bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Rochdale Interchange 589

$3 - $5

3 alternative options

Bus, line 463 bus, line 464 bus  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Burnley, Bus Station M4 / ...
  2. Take the line 463 bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Bacup, St James Gardens 463
  3. Take the line 464 bus from Bacup, St James Gardens to Town Head, Robert St 464

Taxi  •  30 min

  1. Take a taxi from Nelson Station to Rochdale 18.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  30 min

  1. Drive from Nelson Station to Rochdale 18.9 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Nelson Station to Rochdale is to bus and line 589 bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 2 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nelson Station to Rochdale is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 30 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nelson Station station to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Nelson, Bus Station and arriving at Town Head, Robert St via Burnley, Bus Station and Bacup, St James Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nelson Station to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Nelson and arriving at Rochdale via Rose Grove. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Nelson Station and Rochdale is 15 miles. The road distance is 18.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Nelson Station to Rochdale without a car is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 31 min to get from Nelson Station to Rochdale, including transfers.

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Nelson Station to Rochdale bus services, operated by Transdev Burnley & Pendly, arrive at Nelson, Bus Station.

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Nelson Station to Rochdale train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Nelson station.

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The best way to get from Nelson Station to Rochdale is to train which takes 1 h 31 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus and line 463 bus and line 464 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 51 min.

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Map of how to get from Nelson Station to Rochdale.
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  • Distance: 15.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 31 min

What companies run services between Nelson Station, England and Rochdale, England?

You can take a train from Nelson Station to Rochdale via Rose Grove in around 1 h 31 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nelson Station to Rochdale via Burnley, Bus Station and Bacup, St James Gardens in around 1 h 51 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Nelson to Rose Grove
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rose Grove to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Transdev Burnley & Pendly
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Holmeswood Coaches Ltd
Website
holmeswood.uk.com
Bus from Nelson, Bus Station to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
holmeswood.uk.com
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Bacup, St James Gardens
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Bacup, St James Gardens to Town Head, Robert St
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Nelson Station to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85

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Nelson Station to Rochdale bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Town Head, Robert St station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nelson Station to Rochdale is 19 miles. It takes approximately 30 min to drive from Nelson Station to Rochdale.

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