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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe

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Tram, train

  1. Take the tram from Rochdale Town Centre to Deansgate-Castlefield
  2. Take the train from Deansgate to Crewe

Line 409 bus, line 219 bus, train

  1. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange
  2. Take the line 219 bus from Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange to Piccadilly Rail Station
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe

Line 17 bus, line 192 bus

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange
  2. Take the line 192 bus from Paton Street to Mersey Square

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Crewe

Drive

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Crewe

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Crewe is to drive which costs £14 - £21 and takes 56 min.

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

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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 27m.

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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 27m and costs £18 - £130.

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It takes approximately 1h 27m 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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The best way to get from Rochdale to Crewe is to train which takes 1h 27m and costs £18 - £130. Alternatively, you can line 17 bus and line 192 bus, which costs and takes 2h 33m.

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Rochdale to Crewe train services, operated by Transport for Wales, 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 27m

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 27m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochdale to Crewe via Shudehill Interchange, Paton Street, Mersey Square, and Stockport in around 2h 33m.

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
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Crewe
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £21
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£15 - £21
Train from Deansgate to Crewe
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£13 - £23
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£13 - £17
Anytime Day 1st Class
£16 - £23
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
tfgm.com
Tram from Rochdale Town Centre to Deansgate-Castlefield
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Metrolink
Bus operators
First in Greater Manchester
Phone
03456460707
Website
firstbus.co.uk
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange
Ave. Duration
57 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 Ashton-under-Lyne Interchange to Piccadilly Rail Station
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Paton Street to Mersey Square
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £4
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
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 10 minutes
Website
Go North West
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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