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There are 10 ways to get from Rochdale to Bath by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Birmingham  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street Manchester Piccadilly - Bournemouth / ...
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads Manchester Piccadilly - Bristol Temple Meads / ...

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Bus  •  7h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to Bristol Bond St Cardiff North Road - Newcastle upon Tyne John Dobson Street / ...

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Train  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Newport (S Wales) Manchester Piccadilly - Cardiff Central / ...
  2. Take the train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa Cardiff Central - Portsmouth Harbour / ...

Bus via Birmingham  •  8h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bath National Express

Drive  •  3h 20m

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Bath 200 miles

Fly Manchester to Bristol  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Bristol (BRS) MAN - BRS

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Bristol  •  7h 39m

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Bristol (BRS) LBA - BRS

Fly Manchester to London Heathrow, train  •  5h 42m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bath Spa

Fly Manchester to Southampton, train  •  6h 8m

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  2. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to Bristol  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to Bristol (BRS) NCL - BRS

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Bath is to bus via Birmingham which costs £15 - £22 and takes 8h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Bath is to drive which costs £50 - £80 and takes 3h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Bath station. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at Bath City Centre, Bus Station via Manchester Shudehill Interchange and Bristol, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochdale to Bath. However, there are services departing from Rochdale and arriving at Bath Spa via Victoria, Manchester Piccadilly, Birmingham New Street and Bristol Temple Meads. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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The distance between Rochdale and Bath is 156 miles. The road distance is 200 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Bath without a car is to train via Birmingham which takes 5h 6m and costs £85 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5h 6m to get from Rochdale to Bath, including transfers.

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Rochdale to Bath bus services, operated by Megabus UK, depart from Manchester Shudehill Interchange station.

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Rochdale to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Manchester Piccadilly station.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Bath is to train via Birmingham which takes 5h 6m and costs £85 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £12 - £20 and takes 7h 32m, you could also fly, which costs £45 - £230 and takes 6h 22m.

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Bath.
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  • Distance: 156.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 6m

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

You can take a train from Rochdale to Bath via Manchester Victoria, Victoria, Piccadilly, Manchester Piccadilly, Birmingham New Street, and Bristol Temple Meads in around 5h 6m. Alternatively, Megabus UK operates a bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to Bristol Bond St twice daily. Tickets cost £12 - £20 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Alicante
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£60 - £240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£70 - £230
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Bristol via Belfast (Aldergrove), Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£70 - £230
Flights from Newcastle to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £150
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £310
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £420
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £410
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Knock
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£20 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£20 - £240
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£20 - £240
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £170
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Bristol via Malaga
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£16 - £170
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£270 - £900
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£140 - £310
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £410
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £220
Aurigny
Website
aurigny.com
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Guernsey
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £380
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Bristol via Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£150 - £420
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £160
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £170
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£55 - £65
Anytime Day 1st Class
£110 - £170
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Newport (S Wales) to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£15 - £19
Anytime Day 1st Class
£26 - £35
Train from London Paddington to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£35 - £50
Anytime Day 1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Southampton Central to Bath Spa
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£25 - £30
Anytime Day 1st Class
£40 - £60
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Rochdale to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£15 - £26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£15 - £20
Anytime Day 1st Class
£19 - £26
TransPennine Express Service
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£13 - £130
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
£13 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £85
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£90 - £130
Bus operators
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Manchester Shudehill Interchange to Bristol Bond St
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £20
Website
Megabus UK
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bath
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Manchester Airport to Bristol Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Rochdale to Bath bus services, operated by Megabus UK, arrive at Bristol Bond St station.

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Rochdale to Bath train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Bristol Temple Meads station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochdale to Bath is 200 miles. It takes approximately 3h 20m to drive from Rochdale to Bath.

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Aer Lingus, Aurigny, Loganair and three other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Bristol Airport.

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