There are 4 ways to get from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station by bus, tram, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus, line 4 tram  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre) X43
  2. Take the line 4 tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) 4

$9 - $11

Cheapest option

Bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43

$8

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station 18.4 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station 18.4 miles

$3 - $6

What companies run services between Rawtenstall, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

The Burnley Bus Company operates a bus from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 49 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Prestwich (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Prestwich, Bury New Rd/Longfield Ctr (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
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
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rawtenstall and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 25 km. The road distance is 29 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £50 - £65.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) and arriving at Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 49 min.

It takes approximately 50 min to get from Rawtenstall to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.