Birmingham to Rochdale by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:57
  • Last train
    23:09
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 27m

Travelling from Birmingham to Rochdale by train

The fastest trains from Birmingham to Rochdale take around 2 hours and 27 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Birmingham and Rochdale.

Journeys between Birmingham and Rochdale usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 45 departures on the route from Birmingham to Rochdale every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 42 departures. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 27 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Rochdale is usually scheduled to depart Birmingham around 05:57 and the last train is around 23:09. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Birmingham around 05:57, and the last at 22:55.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Birmingham to Rochdale train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Birmingham to Rochdale by train.

Which trains operate between Birmingham and Rochdale?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Birmingham to Rochdale, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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