There are 6 ways to get from Oldham to Altrincham by tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Line 5 tram, line 2 tram  •  58 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...

$7 - $10

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Bus, line 2 tram  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldham, John St (Hairdressers) to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) 180 / ...
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) 2

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 83 bus, line 263 bus  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 83 bus from Oldham Central Bus Station to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) 83 / ...
  2. Take the line 263 bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Altrincham Interchange 263

$8

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oldham to Altrincham 19.8 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Altrincham 19.8 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  26 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oldham to Altrincham 19.8 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from Oldham to Altrincham is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oldham to Altrincham is to taxi which costs £55 - £70 and takes 26 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oldham station to Altrincham. However, there are services departing from Oldham Central Bus Station and arriving at Altrincham Interchange via Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Oldham and Altrincham is 14 miles. The road distance is 19.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Oldham to Altrincham without a car is to line 5 tram and line 2 tram which takes 58 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from Oldham to Altrincham, including transfers.

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Oldham to Altrincham bus services, operated by First, arrive at Oldham Central Bus Station.

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Oldham to Altrincham bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Altrincham Interchange station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oldham to Altrincham is 20 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Oldham to Altrincham.

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There are 743+ hotels available in Altrincham. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oldham to Altrincham.
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  • Distance: 14.3 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Oldham, England and Altrincham, England?

You can take a bus from Oldham to Altrincham via Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) and Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) in around 1 h 42 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Piccadilly Gardens (Manchester Metrolink) to Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Oldham, John St (Hairdressers) to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Oldham Central Bus Station to Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oldham, King St (Property 33) to Piccadilly Gardens (BANK)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Altrincham Interchange
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oldham to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$35 - $50
UberX
$40 - $60
Assist
$40 - $60
Exec
$50 - $70
UberXL
$55 - $80
Taxi from Oldham to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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