There are 5 ways to get from St Helens to Rochdale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from St Helens Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Rochdale

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 34 bus, line 582 bus, line 471 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 34 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Leigh Bus Station 34
  2. Take the line 582 bus from Leigh Bus Station to Bolton Interchange 582
  3. Take the line 471 bus from Bolton Interchange to Rochdale Interchange 471

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Line 352 bus, line 540 bus, line 471 bus  •  3 h 15 min

  1. Take the line 352 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 352
  2. Take the line 540 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Bolton Interchange 540
  3. Take the line 471 bus from Bolton Interchange to Rochdale Interchange 471

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  37 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Helens to Rochdale 30 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  37 min

  1. Drive from St Helens to Rochdale 30 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from St Helens to Rochdale is to drive which costs £4 - £8 and takes 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Helens to Rochdale is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Helens station to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from St Helens Bus Station and arriving at Rochdale Interchange via Leigh Bus Station and Bolton Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Helens to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from St Helens Central and arriving at Rochdale via Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between St Helens and Rochdale is 27 miles. The road distance is 30 miles.

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The best way to get from St Helens to Rochdale without a car is to train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £10 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from St Helens to Rochdale, including transfers.

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St Helens to Rochdale bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at St Helens Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from St Helens to Rochdale.
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  • Distance: 26.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

What companies run services between St Helens, England and Rochdale, England?

You can take a train from St Helens to Rochdale via Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate in around 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Helens to Rochdale via Leigh Bus Station and Bolton Interchange in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from St Helens Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Leigh Bus Station to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Helens to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
37 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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