There are 8 ways to get from Southampton to Rochdale by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly

$101 - $151

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Bus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth National Express
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Rochdale National Express

$26 - $34

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Bus, night bus  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Queens Park, National Express stop to Pool Meadow Bus Station M34
  2. Take the night bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn) M11a

$47 - $75

Drive  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Rochdale 243.2 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  3 h 27 min

  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  •  4 h 24 min

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

$92 - $286

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 13 min

  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

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6 h 6 min

  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 Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Rochdale

$124 - $285

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Queens Park, National Express stop and arriving at Rochdale Interchange via Pool Meadow Bus Station and Shudehill, Mayes St (Property 97). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 21 min.

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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 4 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min 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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The best way to get from Southampton to Rochdale is to train which takes 4 h 42 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Rochdale.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

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 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Rochdale via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 8 h 25 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
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
4 h 5 min
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
49 min
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
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36 min
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
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Queens Park, National Express stop to Pool Meadow Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $40
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uk.megabus.com
Night bus from Pool Meadow Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Book at
uk.megabus.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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10 min and costs .

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