How to get from Rochdale to Old Trafford

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Recommended option

Train, line 5 tram  •  45 min

  1. 5

$6 - $14

Cheapest option

Line 5 tram  •  1 h 18 min

  1. 5

$5 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 17 bus, line 163 bus, line 256 bus  •  1 h 32 min

  1. 17 / ...
  2. 163 / ...
  3. 255 / ...

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. 20.4 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  24 min

  1. 20.4 miles

$4 - $7

Uber  •  24 min

  1. 20.4 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Rochdale, England and Old Trafford, England?

You can take a bus from Rochdale to Old Trafford via Middleton Bus Station, Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly/Oldham St (Oxfam), Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza), and Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage) in around 1 h 32 min.

Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$6 - $10
Advanced Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $11
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) to Trafford Bar (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Middleton Bus Station
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Middleton Bus Station to Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly/Oldham St (Oxfam)
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochdale to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$30 - $50
uberASSIST
$30 - $50
uberACCESS
$30 - $50
uberEXEC
$50 - $75
uberXL
$60 - $85
Taxi from Rochdale to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rochdale and Old Trafford is 19 km. The road distance is 33 km.

The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Old Trafford is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Old Trafford is to taxi which takes 24 min and costs £55 - £70.

No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at Old Trafford, Chester Road/Warwick Road (Garage) via Middleton Bus Station and Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 45 min to get from Rochdale to Old Trafford, including transfers.