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from Manchester to Rotherham

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Travel Information between Manchester and Rotherham

distanceDistance36 miles (58 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £26 • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFirst Transpennine Express

Travel 36 miles (58 km) by train to Rotherham from Manchester. First Transpennine Express is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Rotherham.

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FAQs
How do I go from Manchester to Rotherham?

Your travel option from Manchester to Rotherham includes taking a train.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Rotherham?

Going by train is the quickest way from Manchester to Rotherham with an average travel time of 1 h 9 min.

How far is it from Manchester to Rotherham?

The distance from Manchester to Rotherham is approximately 36 miles (58 km).

How many services a day are there to Rotherham from Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Rotherham is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Rotherham?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Manchester to Rotherham:

  • Trains most often depart from Manchester at Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Rotherham at Rotherham Central.
Which travel companies can get me from Manchester to Rotherham?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Rotherham, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • First Transpennine Express can take you to Rotherham by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for First Transpennine Express from Manchester to Rotherham for £26.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Manchester to Rotherham?
Many of our customers travelling from Manchester to Rotherham don't make Rotherham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Leeds or Sheffield, either of which you could add to your Manchester and Rotherham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Rotherham to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets to Rotherham from Manchester online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Manchester to Rotherham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing £26 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Manchester and Rotherham online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Rotherham
Manchester (Coach Station)
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Manchester Oxford Road
Amenities
Manchester Piccadilly
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Bus lines 1, 2, 3, 147
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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