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Overview: Coach from Rochdale to Manchester

distanceDistance10 miles (16 km)
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Coaches from Rochdale to Manchester cover the 10 miles (16 km) long journey with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct coach services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Rochdale and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Coach companies: National Express from Rochdale to Manchester

Find the best route from Rochdale to Manchester with Omio's coach partners National Express! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

National Express

Taking the coach with National Express is a great way to travel between Rochdale and Manchester! National Express is the UK’s leading coach operator with hundreds of routes to cities, towns and major airports throughout the country at affordable prices. As an official travel partner of National Express, Omio shows you the best deals for National Express coach tickets between Rochdale and Manchester, so you can book the cheapest, fastest or earliest ticket. Simply choose the best times and tickets available for the Rochdale to Manchester trip on Omio. You can expect to travel around 10 miles (16 km) from Rochdale to Manchester on a National Express coach.

All National Express coaches have air conditioning and free WiFi access as well as onboard entertainment. Most coaches have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select from three ticket options for the Rochdale to Manchester coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on cancelling or changing your coach ticket easily, we recommend booking the Fully Flexible Fare option.

When purchasing your National Express coach tickets between Rochdale and Manchester, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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.

Coaches from Rochdale to Manchester

Taking coaches from Rochdale to Manchester is straightforward and very quick with journey times that take from 40 minutes to 55 minutes. There are three departures every day of the week, all of which are direct services. All coaches start their journey at Rochdale Interchange and terminate at Manchester Chorlton Street Coach Station. Both of these are short walks from the city centres.

Which coach companies travel from Rochdale to Manchester?

All coaches to Manchester from Rochdale are operated by National Express. From its headquarters in Birmingham, this large transport company provides a wide network of coach routes across the United Kingdom and Europe. Its fleet of coaches is modern with comfortable seating and onboard services that include air conditioning or heating, WiFi, toilets, luggage space and, on some coaches, individual power sockets.

How long is the coach from Rochdale to Manchester?

All coaches from Rochdale to Manchester have short journey times of between 40 minutes and 55 minutes. These are all direct routes with no connections required.

How many coaches are there from Rochdale to Manchester?

There are three coaches to Manchester from Rochdale every day of the week. The first departure is in the early hours of the morning. There are then two further coaches with mid-morning departure times.

What are the departure and arrival stations for coaches from Rochdale to Manchester?

Departure bus station: Coaches to Manchester from Rochdale depart from Rochdale Interchange. This is a modern transport hub located approximately five minutes on foot from the city centre. It is served by both local and long-distance buses. It has a taxi rank, toilets, ATM, payphones, waiting areas and a small travel shop. Further shops and cafes can be found in the streets around the Interchange.

Arrival bus station: All coaches from Rochdale to Manchester complete their journey at Manchester Chorlton Street Coach Station, which is operated by National Express, the main provider of coach services from the station. This is located near Manchester Piccadilly Train Station and is approximately 10 minutes' walk from the centre of the city. It is also linked to the city centre by local buses. Among the facilities at the coach station are car and bicycle parking, payphones, a taxi rank, waiting areas, toilets, an ATM, a newsagent, coffee shop and snack bar.

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How far is it from Rochdale to Manchester by coach?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Rochdale and Manchester via coach to be approximately 10 miles (16 km).

Which coach station from Rochdale to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester coach station from Rochdale do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Rochdale   and arriving in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

Where is the coach station in Rochdale to go to Manchester? Where is the coach station in Manchester located?

You can find the most popular departure coach station for this trip, Rochdale, located approximately 0.5 miles (848 m) from the city centre of Rochdale. The most popular arrival coach station in Manchester, called Manchester, Shudehill Interchange, is located around 0.3 miles (489 m) away from its city centre.

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

When taking a coach from Rochdale to Manchester, you can count on National Express for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible coach companies who offer a service between Rochdale and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a coach ticket.