How to get to Rochdale from Stoke-on-Trent

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from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale

How to get to Rochdale from Stoke-on-Trent by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Rochdale from Stoke-on-Trent

distanceDistance42 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£3 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or CrossCountry

Travel 42 miles by train or coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Rochdale. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are FlixBus or CrossCountry among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale.

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Find the best trip to Rochdale from Stoke-on-Trent with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains between Stoke-on-Trent and Rochdale. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale

      FAQs: 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 Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale.

      There are 2 ways to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale: train or coach.

      The cheapest way to get from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale is by taking a coach with average ticket prices of £3 compared to other travel options to Rochdale:

      Taking a coach costs £23 less than taking a train, which costs on average £26 for the same trip.

      The quickest way to travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale is by coach, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Rochdale by train takes 1 h 44 min on average.

      Rochdale is approximately 42 miles away from Stoke-on-Trent.

      The average frequency per day from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • Around 16 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale:

      • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale depart from Stoke-On-Trent, Hanley Bus Station to Rochdale, Interchange (Stand D).
      • Most travellers take a train from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale:

      • You can travel by coach between Stoke-on-Trent and Rochdale with FlixBus, and you can find FlixBus Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale tickets for £3 on Omio.
      • You can travel by train to Rochdale from Stoke-on-Trent with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3), and you can find Northern Rail (3) Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale tickets for £22 on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct services available from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale with the following travel companies:

      • Direct coach with.
      • Direct train with.

      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 Stoke-on-Trent and Rochdale.

      Omio customers who travel from Stoke-on-Trent to Rochdale often also extend their holiday to go to London, Manchester, Leeds, Blackpool or Manchester Victoria. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Rochdale and these popular destinations at a great price.

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