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

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

Train, line 4 tram  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 4 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink) 4

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Rochdale to Manchester 14.3 miles

$1 - $3

7 alternative options

Bus  •  57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rochdale to Manchester National Express

$6 - $9

Line 5 tram  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$4 - $7

Line 17 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange 17 / ...

$3 - $4

Line 182 bus  •  1 h 17 min

  1. Take the line 182 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Piccadilly Gardens, Dale St (BANK) 181 / ...

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station 13.2 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station 13.2 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station 13.2 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to rideshare which costs £1 - £2 and takes 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to taxi which takes 21 min and costs £35 - £45.

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The distance between Rochdale and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 16 km. The road distance is 21 km.

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It takes approximately 29 min to get from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Rochdale and arriving at Manchester. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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

National Express operates a bus from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station 4 times a day. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 50 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Piccadilly Gardens, Dale St (BANK)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Rochdale to Manchester
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$23 - $35
uberX
$27 - $40
uberASSIST
$26 - $40
uberEXEC
$30 - $50
uberXL
$35 - $55
Taxi from Rochdale to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
21 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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

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