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There are 8 ways to get from Stockport to Rochdale by train, bus, tram, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Salford Crescent
  2. Take the train from Salford Crescent to Rochdale

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  38 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Stockport to Rochdale 18.8 miles

$4

6 alternative options

Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Victoria
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Rochdale

$7 - $46

Train, bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Rochdale National Express

$7 - $46

Bus, line 1 tram, line 468 bus  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Stockport Bus Station to Sale Tram Stop X5
  2. Take the line 1 tram from Sale to Bury 1
  3. Take the line 468 bus from Bury Interchange to Rochdale Interchange 468 / ...

Taxi  •  21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Stockport to Rochdale 17.8 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  21 min

  1. Drive from Stockport to Rochdale 17.8 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  21 min

  1. Take an Uber from Stockport to Rochdale 17.8 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Stockport to Rochdale is to rideshare which costs £3 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockport to Rochdale is to taxi which costs £50 - £60 and takes 21 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockport to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Stockport and arriving at Rochdale via Salford Crescent. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 7 min.

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The distance between Stockport and Rochdale is 14 miles. The road distance is 17.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Stockport to Rochdale without a car is to train which takes 1 h 7 min and costs £5 - £9.

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It takes approximately 1 h 7 min to get from Stockport to Rochdale, including transfers.

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

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Stockport to Rochdale train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Rochdale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockport to Rochdale is 18 miles. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Stockport to Rochdale.

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  • Distance: 14.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Stockport to Rochdale via Salford Crescent in around 1 h 7 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Salford Crescent
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Salford Crescent to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$5 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$7 - $13
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Stockport to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$4 - $6
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$3 - $5
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$3 - $6
Off-Peak Day Single
$7 - $11
Anytime Day Single
$1 - $3
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Sale to Bury
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Stockport Bus Station to Sale Tram Stop
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
manct.org
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Bury Interchange to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Stockport to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Stockport to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Stockport to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
21 min
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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There are 855+ hotels available in Rochdale. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Stockport and Rochdale. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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