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There are 6 ways to get from Southampton to Rochdale by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly

$100 - $150

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Bus  •  9h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rochdale National Express

$29 - $38

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Drive  •  3h 59m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Rochdale 243.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Rochdale

$50 - $190

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4h 33m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Rochdale

$87 - $281

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$127 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Rochdale is to bus which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Rochdale is to fly and train which costs £35 - £150 and takes 3h 23m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Rochdale via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Rochdale via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 57m.

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The distance between Southampton and Rochdale is 191 miles. The road distance is 243.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Rochdale without a car is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £75 - £120.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Southampton to Rochdale, including transfers.

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Southampton to Rochdale bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Rochdale train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Rochdale is to train which takes 4h 57m and costs £75 - £120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £22 - £30 and takes 9h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Rochdale.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 57m

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

CrossCountry operates a train from Southampton to Rochdale hourly. Tickets cost $95 - $150 and the journey takes 4h 3m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Rochdale via London Victoria Coach Station in around 9h 5m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
Bus operators
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Southampton to Rochdale bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Rochdale station.

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Southampton to Rochdale train services, operated by CrossCountry, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Rochdale is 243 miles. It takes approximately 3h 59m to drive from Southampton to Rochdale.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 886+ hotels available in Rochdale. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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