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There are 6 ways to get from Rochdale to Crewe by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria Leeds - Manchester Victoria / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe Manchester Piccadilly - London Euston / ...

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Tram, train  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the tram from Rochdale Town Centre to St Peter's Square Pink Line
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe Manchester Piccadilly - London Euston / ...

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Line 17 bus, train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange 17 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe Manchester Piccadilly - London Euston / ...

Line 409 bus, bus, train  •  2h 5m

  1. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Oldham Bus Station 409
  2. Take the bus from Oldham Bus Station to Piccadilly Gardens 83 / ...
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Crewe 53.9 miles

Drive  •  56 min

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Crewe 53.9 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Crewe is to drive which costs £13 - £21 and takes 56 min.

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The fastest way to get from Rochdale to Crewe is to taxi which takes 56 min and costs £110 - £140.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochdale to Crewe. However, there are services departing from Rochdale and arriving at Crewe via Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 16m.

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The distance between Rochdale and Crewe is 38 miles. The road distance is 53.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Crewe without a car is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs £12 - £70.

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It takes approximately 1h 16m to get from Rochdale to Crewe, including transfers.

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Rochdale to Crewe train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Rochdale station.

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Rochdale to Crewe train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Crewe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochdale to Crewe is 54 miles. It takes approximately 56 min to drive from Rochdale to Crewe.

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Crewe.
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  • Distance: 38 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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

You can take a train from Rochdale to Crewe via Manchester Victoria, Victoria, Piccadilly, and Manchester Piccadilly in around 1h 16m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/
Standard
£4 - £6
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £9
Website
https://www.northernrailway.co.uk/
Standard
£6 - £9
Avanti West Coast
Transport for Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Website
tfw.wales
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £23
Website
https://tfw.wales/
Schedules at
https://tfw.wales/service-status/timetables
Anytime Standard
£11 - £17
Anytime 1st Class
£16 - £23
Bus operators
Go North West
Phone
+44 330 123 4121
Email
ask@gonorthwest.co.uk
Website
gonorthwest.co.uk
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
https://www.gonorthwest.co.uk/
First in Greater Manchester
Phone
03456460707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Oldham Bus Station
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
First in Greater Manchester
Bus from Oldham Bus Station to Piccadilly Gardens
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
First in Greater Manchester
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Oldham Bus Station to Piccadilly Gardens
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
https://www.stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rochdale to Crewe
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
£110 - £140
Town Taxis
Phone
+44 1706 750 750
Website
rochdaletowntaxi.co.uk
Streamline Taxis
Phone
+44 1706 644 104
Central Newline
Phone
+44 1706 378 000
Website
centralnewline.co.uk

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