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There are 5 ways to get from Oldham to Stockport by tram, train, bus, taxi or car

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Tram  •  52 min

  1. Take the tram from Oldham King Street to East Didsbury Pink Line

£3 - £5

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Tram, train  •  56 min

  1. Take the tram from Oldham King Street to St Peter's Square Pink Line
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stockport

£5 - £89

Line 409 bus, line 330 bus  •  1h 12m

  1. Take the line 409 bus from Oldham, King Street to Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange 409
  2. Take the line 330 bus from Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange to Stockport, The Peel Centre 330

£5 - £7

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oldham to Stockport 11.6 miles

£26 - £32

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Stockport 11.6 miles

£1 - £3

Oldham to Stockport by tram

The tram journey time between Oldham and Stockport is around 52 min and covers a distance of around 14 miles. The fastest tram normally takes 52 min. Operated by Metrolink, the Oldham to Stockport tram service departs from Oldham King Street and arrives in East Didsbury. Typically 681 trams run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Oldham to Stockport tram schedules

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The cost-effective way to get from Oldham to Stockport is to drive, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oldham to Stockport is to taxi which costs £26 - £32 and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oldham to Stockport. However, there are services departing from Oldham, King Street and arriving at Stockport, The Peel Centre via Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Oldham King Street and arriving at East Didsbury. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 52 min.

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The distance between Oldham and Stockport is 9 miles. The road distance is 11.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Oldham to Stockport without a car is to tram which takes 52 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The tram from Oldham King Street to East Didsbury takes 52 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Oldham to Stockport bus services, operated by First, depart from Oldham, King Street station.

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Oldham to Stockport train services, operated by Metrolink, depart from Oldham King Street station.

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Oldham to Stockport bus services, operated by Stagecoach Manchester, arrive at Stockport, The Peel Centre station.

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  • Distance: 9.2 miles
  • Duration: 52 min

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

Metrolink operates a vehicle from Oldham King Street to East Didsbury every 15 minutes. Tickets cost £3 - £5 and the journey takes 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oldham to Stockport via Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange in around 1h 12m.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from Oldham King Street to East Didsbury
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Metrolink
Tram from Oldham King Street to St Peter's Square
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Metrolink
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stockport
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£2 - £13
Off-Peak Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£5 - £8
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Stockport
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£6 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£5 - £8
Anytime Day Single
£8 - £12
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange to Stockport, The Peel Centre
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Oldham to Stockport
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
£26 - £32
Oldham & Bardsley Cars
Phone
+44 161 633 2101
Chadderton Cars
Phone
+44 161 626 9696
Website
chaddertoncars.co.uk
Borough Taxis
Phone
+44 161 624 2448
Website
boroughtaxisoldham.com

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Oldham to Stockport train services, operated by Metrolink, arrive at East Didsbury station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Oldham to Stockport is 12 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Oldham to Stockport.

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There are 714+ hotels available in Stockport. Prices start at £75 per night.

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