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Overview: Bus from Manchester to Rochdale

distanceDistance10 miles (16 km)
durationAverage bus duration35 min
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesNational Express

Buses from Manchester to Rochdale cover the 10 miles (16 km) long journey taking on average 35 min with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Rochdale, Interchange (Stand D).

Bus providers: National Express from Manchester to Rochdale

National Express will get you to Rochdale from Manchester at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times, prices and tickets for your trip.

National Express

National Express is the leading bus company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 buses a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Manchester - Rochdale bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

    National Express' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Manchester to Rochdale are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
      • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
      • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
      • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
      • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Rochdale from Manchester

    Take the bus to Rochdale easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Manchester to Rochdale.

    How many miles is it from Manchester to Rochdale by bus?

    The Manchester to Rochdale bus distance is approximately 10 miles (16 km).

    How many hours is the bus time from Manchester to Rochdale?

    On average the Manchester to Rochdale bus time is 35 min  covering the 10 miles (16 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What bus station in Manchester goes to Rochdale? What bus station do I come into Rochdale from Manchester?

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Rochdale, Interchange (Stand D).

    Where is the departure bus station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival bus station in Rochdale located?

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Rochdale, Interchange (Stand D) and need to travel approximately 0.1 miles (114 m) from the bus station to the city center in Rochdale.

    Which bus companies should I travel with from Manchester to Rochdale?

    Take the Manchester to Rochdale bus with National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the route to Rochdale from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    When is the earliest bus from Manchester to Rochdale? When is the last bus from Manchester to Rochdale?

    You can take the first bus from Manchester to Rochdale at 3: 50 PM. The last bus from Manchester to Rochdale that you can take departs at 3: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Manchester to Rochdale schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.