There are 5 ways to get from Rochdale to Skipton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Bradford Interchange
  2. Take the train from Bradford Forster Square to Skipton

$16 - $25

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Line 589 bus, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 589 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Burnley, Bus Station 589
  2. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$12

3 alternative options

Line 464 bus, bus  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the line 464 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand F) 464
  2. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) X43

$15

Taxi  •  52 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Skipton 34.5 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  52 min

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Skipton 34.5 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Skipton is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Skipton is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A) via Burnley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochdale to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Rochdale and arriving at Skipton via Bradford Forster Square. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h.

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The distance between Rochdale and Skipton is 25 miles. The road distance is 34.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Skipton without a car is to train which takes 2 h and costs £12 - £20.

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It takes approximately 2 h to get from Rochdale to Skipton, including transfers.

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Rochdale to Skipton bus services, operated by First, depart from Rochdale Interchange station.

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

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Skipton is to train which takes 2 h and costs £12 - £20. Alternatively, you can line 589 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £10 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Rochdale to Skipton bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A).

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Rochdale to Skipton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Skipton station.

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 24.6 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

You can take a train from Rochdale to Skipton via Bradford Interchange and Bradford Forster Square in around 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochdale to Skipton via Burnley, Bus Station in around 2 h 35 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Forster Square to Skipton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 (N/A)
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand F)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rochdale to Skipton
Ave. Duration
52 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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