• Our partners include:

  • National Express
  • RailEurope
  • ThamesLink
  • Virgin Trains
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber

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

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  •  2 h

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

$16 - $25

5 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Burnley Manchester Road
  2. Take the bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2 X43

Line 464 bus, bus  •  2 h 36 min

  1. Take the line 464 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station 464
  2. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street to Skipton, Fire Station X43

Line 589 bus, bus  •  2 h 46 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 X43

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

Questions & Answers

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

More details

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

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at Skipton, Fire Station via Rawtenstall, Bank Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

More details

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.

More details

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

Get driving directions

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

More details

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

More details

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

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Rochdale to Skipton is to train which takes 2 h and costs £12 - £20. Alternatively, you can line 464 bus and bus, which costs and takes 2 h 36 min.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Rochdale to Skipton.
Launch map view
  • 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 Rawtenstall, Bus Station and Rawtenstall, Bank Street in around 2 h 36 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
Train from Rochdale to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
30 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 Burnham Gate, Railway Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street to Skipton, Fire Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 2
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Rochdale to Skipton bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Skipton, Fire Station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Rochdale to Skipton is 35 miles. It takes approximately 52 min to drive from Rochdale to Skipton.

Get driving directions

There are 638+ hotels available in Skipton. Prices start at $97 USD per night.

More details