There are 7 ways to get from Oldham to Prestwich by tram, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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Line 5 tram, line 4 tram  •  40 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the line 4 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) 4 / ...

$7 - $10

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Bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the bus from Oldham, John St (Hairdressers) to Higher Crumpsall, Metrolink Stop (Morrisons) 149 / ...

$5 - $8

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Line 59 bus, line 94 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 59 bus from Oldham College (Ring Of Feather) to Cheetham Hill, Seymour Rd (Barbers) 149 / ...
  2. Take the line 94 bus from Cheetham Hill, Seymour Rd (Synagogue) to Prestwich, Heys Road (E bnd) 94

$7

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oldham to Prestwich 8.9 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  12 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Prestwich 8.9 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  12 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oldham to Prestwich 8.9 miles

$19 - $27

Walk  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Walk from Oldham to Prestwich 8.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Oldham to Prestwich is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oldham to Prestwich is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oldham to Prestwich. However, there are services departing from Oldham College (Ring Of Feather) and arriving at Prestwich, Heys Road (E bnd) via Cheetham Hill, Seymour Rd (Synagogue). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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The distance between Oldham and Prestwich is 7 miles. The road distance is 8.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Oldham to Prestwich without a car is to line 5 tram and line 4 tram which takes 40 min and costs £5 - £8.

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It takes approximately 40 min to get from Oldham to Prestwich, including transfers.

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Oldham to Prestwich bus services, operated by First, depart from Oldham College (Ring Of Feather) station.

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Oldham to Prestwich bus services, operated by M Travel Mini Buses, arrive at Prestwich, Heys Road (E bnd) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oldham to Prestwich is 9 miles. It takes approximately 12 min to drive from Oldham to Prestwich.

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There are 723+ hotels available in Prestwich. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oldham to Prestwich.
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  • Distance: 6.8 miles
  • Duration: 40 min

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

First operates a bus from Oldham to Prestwich hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 41 min. Stagecoach Manchester also services this route every 4 hours.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
13 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 Higher Crumpsall, Metrolink Stop (Morrisons)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Oldham College (Ring Of Feather) to Cheetham Hill, Seymour Rd (Barbers)
Ave. Duration
39 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 Higher Crumpsall, Metrolink Stop (Morrisons)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
M Travel Mini Buses
Bus from Cheetham Hill, Seymour Rd (Synagogue) to Prestwich, Heys Road (E bnd)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oldham to Prestwich
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$16 - $24
UberX
$19 - $27
Assist
$18 - $27
Exec
$26 - $40
UberXL
$29 - $40
Taxi from Oldham to Prestwich
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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