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Recommended option

Line 4 tram, train  •  46 min

  1. 4 / ...

$7 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 97 bus, line 471 bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. 97 / ...
  2. 471

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Line 4 tram, line 468 bus  •  52 min

  1. 4 / ...
  2. 467 / ...

$8 - $9

Line 4 tram, line 5 tram  •  1 h 5 min

  1. 4 / ...
  2. 5

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  12 min

  1. 9.9 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  12 min

  1. 9.9 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  12 min

  1. 9.9 miles

$19 - $27

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

You can take a bus from Prestwich to Rochdale via Bury, Interchange Access (Bury Interchange) and Bury Interchange in around 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Bury (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Bury Interchange to Rochdale, The Esplanade/Rochdale P.O. (Post Office)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
rossobus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK) to Bury, Interchange Access (Bury Interchange)
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bury Interchange to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Prestwich to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$19 - $27
uberASSIST
$18 - $26
uberACCESS
$18 - $26
uberEXEC
$30 - $45
uberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Prestwich to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
12 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Prestwich and Rochdale is 13 km. The road distance is 16 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Prestwich to Rochdale is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs £29 - £35.

No, there is no direct bus from Prestwich to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Clifton Rd (BANK) and arriving at Rochdale Interchange via Bury Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 46 min to get from Prestwich to Rochdale, including transfers.