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There are 4 ways to get from Sheffield to Rawtenstall by train, bus or car

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Train, line 464 bus  •  2h 58m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 464 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station 464

Cheapest option

Train  •  3h 18m

  1. Take the train from Sheffield to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Accrington

$28 - $74

2 alternative options

Bus, line 464 bus  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Rochdale
  3. Take the line 464 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station 464

Drive  •  1h 11m

  1. Drive from Sheffield to Rawtenstall 59.3 miles

$12 - $19

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The cheapest way to get from Sheffield to Rawtenstall is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Sheffield to Rawtenstall is to drive which costs £9 - £15 and takes 1h 11m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Sheffield station to Rawtenstall station. However, there are services departing from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street and arriving at Rawtenstall, Bus Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 59m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Rawtenstall is 40 miles. The road distance is 59.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Rawtenstall without a car is to train and line 464 bus which takes 2h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 58m to get from Sheffield to Rawtenstall, including transfers.

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Sheffield to Rawtenstall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street.

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The best way to get from Sheffield to Rawtenstall is to train which takes 3h 18m and costs £21 - £60. Alternatively, you can bus and line 464 bus, which costs and takes 3h 59m.

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Sheffield to Rawtenstall bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Rawtenstall, Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sheffield to Rawtenstall is 59 miles. It takes approximately 1h 11m to drive from Sheffield to Rawtenstall.

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Map of how to get from Sheffield to Rawtenstall.
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  • Distance: 40.4 miles
  • Duration: 2h 58m

What companies run services between Sheffield, England and Rawtenstall, England?

You can take a train from Sheffield to Rawtenstall via Leeds, Accrington, and Accrington, Bus Station in around 3h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Sheffield to Rawtenstall via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Rochdale Interchange in around 3h 59m.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Single
$19 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Single
$28 - $40
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $13
Off-Peak Single
$17 - $27
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Single
$24 - $35
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Accrington
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
rossobus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Sheffield Coach Station, Pond Street to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express

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