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from Birmingham to Rochdale

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Rochdale

distanceDistance79 miles (127 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$9 - $35
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 2 h
fastestFastest modeBus • $9 (€7) • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Cross Country

Travel 79 miles (127 km) by bus or train to Rochdale from Birmingham. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $9 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Birmingham to Rochdale.

Travel Tips

Travel from Birmingham to Rochdale
Travel 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 Birmingham to Rochdale.
How do I go from Birmingham to Rochdale?

There are 2 ways to get from Birmingham to Rochdale: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Rochdale?

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Rochdale is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $9 (€7) compared to other travel options to Rochdale:

A bus is $26 (€22) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Rochdale costing on average $35 (€29).

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Rochdale?

The fastest way to get to Rochdale from Birmingham is by bus with an average travel time of 2 h.

Other travel options to Rochdale can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 23 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Birmingham to Rochdale?

The distance is approximately 79 miles (127 km) from Birmingham to Rochdale.

How many services a day are there to Rochdale from Birmingham?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Rochdale is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Birmingham and Rochdale as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Birmingham to Rochdale?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Rochdale:

  • Buses from Birmingham to Rochdale most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Rochdale, Interchange (Stand D).
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Rochdale.
Which travel operators can get me to Rochdale from Birmingham?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Rochdale:

  • You can travel by bus between Birmingham and Rochdale with Megabus, and you can find Megabus Birmingham to Rochdale tickets for $9 (€7) on Omio.
  • You can go to Rochdale from Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for $35 (€29) with Cross Country from Birmingham to Rochdale on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly between Birmingham and Rochdale?

Yes, there are direct services available from Birmingham to Rochdale with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with Megabus.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Rochdale as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Birmingham and Rochdale.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Birmingham and Rochdale ends?
Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Rochdale often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Leeds. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rochdale and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Birmingham to Rochdale one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Birmingham to Rochdale, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $9 (€7) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $35 (€29) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Birmingham to Rochdale tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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