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There are 9 ways to get from Rochdale to Manchester Airport by train, bus, tram, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport

$8 - $14

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Bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochdale to Manchester Airport National Express

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Line 5 tram, line 6 tram  •  1 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Rochdale Interchange to St Werburgh's Road 5
  2. Take the line 6 tram from St Werburgh's Road to Manchester Airport 6

$8 - $10

Line 5 tram, line 43 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Rochdale Interchange to West Didsbury 5
  2. Take the line 43 bus from West Didsbury, Lapwing Ln to Manchester Airport The Station 43

$9 - $12

Line 409 bus, line 330 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Ashton Bus Station 409
  2. Take the line 330 bus from Ashton Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station 330

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Manchester Airport 25 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Manchester Airport 25 miles

$5 - $8

Towncar  •  27 min

  1. Take a town car from Rochdale to Manchester Airport 25.1 miles

$70 - $110

Uber  •  27 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rochdale to Manchester Airport 25 miles

$50 - $75

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Manchester Airport is to bus which costs £1 - £3 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Manchester Airport is to taxi which costs £65 - £85 and takes 27 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochdale and arriving at Manchester Airport. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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

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The distance between Rochdale and Manchester Airport is 18 miles. The road distance is 25 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Manchester Airport without a car is to train which takes 1 h and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h to get from Rochdale to Manchester Airport, including transfers.

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Rochdale to Manchester Airport bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Rochdale station.

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

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 1 h and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £1 - £3 and takes 1 h 40 min.

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Manchester Airport.
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  • Distance: 18.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h

What companies run services between Rochdale, England and Manchester Airport, England?

You can take a train from Rochdale to Manchester Airport via Manchester Victoria in around 1 h. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Rochdale to Manchester Airport once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Interchange to St Werburgh's Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Werburgh's Road to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Interchange to West Didsbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
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 Rochdale to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
National Express
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from West Didsbury, Lapwing Ln to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Bus from Ashton Bus Station to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochdale to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$40 - $60
UberX
$50 - $75
Assist
$50 - $75
Exec
$60 - $85
UberXL
$70 - $100
Taxi from Rochdale to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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
Jayride
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Rochdale to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$70 - $110

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Rochdale to Manchester Airport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Rochdale to Manchester Airport train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochdale to Manchester Airport is 25 miles. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Rochdale to Manchester Airport.

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