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Rochdale to Manchester coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£2.04
Shortest Duration0h 40m
Trips per day14
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How much does a coach ticket from Rochdale to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Rochdale to Manchester were £3.88.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Rochdale to Manchester is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the coach ride from Rochdale to Manchester?

The distance between Rochdale and Manchester is approximately 9.60 miles, or 15.44 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 1 hour and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 40 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Rochdale to Manchester?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Rochdale to Manchester by coach is at 00:00 on Thursday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Thursday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What coach companies travel from Rochdale to Manchester?

On average there are 14 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Rochdale to Manchester, with an average of 14 trips per day and 14 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Rochdale to Manchester. Of the 14 trips there are 4 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Rochdale to Manchester start at £4.58.

1 carriers offer Rochdale to Manchester coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Rochdale to Manchester from £2.04. There are 14 National Express schedules from Rochdale to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay £3.88 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Rochdale, National Express departs to Manchester from Bus Station and no other station. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Broadway and 4 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Rochdale to Manchester takes 1 hours and 49 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 0 hours and 40 minutes,

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Coaches to Manchester depart from one main station in Rochdale:
  • Bus Station
Coaches arrive in Manchester at 5 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Rochdale:
  • Broadway
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Manchester Airport