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There are 6 ways to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 15m

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston

$7 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 17 bus, line 100 bus  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the line 17 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange 17
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$6 - $8

4 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  1h 22m

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Salford Crescent
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Salford Crescent Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 100

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  20m

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Trafford Centre 18.2 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  20m

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Trafford Centre 18.2 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  20m

  1. Take an Uber from Rochdale to Trafford Centre 18.2 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Trafford Centre station. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station via Shudehill Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rochdale to Trafford Centre. However, there are services departing from Rochdale and arriving at Urmston via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 15m.

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The distance between Rochdale and Trafford Centre is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre without a car is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs £5 - £10.

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It takes approximately 1h 15m to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre is to train which takes 1h 15m and costs £5 - £10. Alternatively, you can line 17 bus and line 100 bus, which costs £4 - £6 and takes 1h 58m.

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Trafford Centre.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 15m

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

You can take a train from Rochdale to Trafford Centre via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road in around 1h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochdale to Trafford Centre via Shudehill Interchange in around 1h 58m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
14m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Urmston
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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 Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $5
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $2
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Salford Crescent Stn to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Rochdale to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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uber.com
Access
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Rochdale to Trafford Centre
Ave. Duration
20m
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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Rochdale to Trafford Centre bus services, operated by First, arrive at intu Trafford Centre Bus Station.

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Rochdale to Trafford Centre train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Urmston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochdale to Trafford Centre is 18 miles. It takes approximately 20m to drive from Rochdale to Trafford Centre.

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