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Travelling from Rochdale to Salford by train

Fast trains from Rochdale to Salford take around 26 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 16 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rochdale and Salford.

Are there direct trains from Rochdale to Salford?

Journeys between Rochdale and Salford usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Rochdale to Salford 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 24 departures.

How long is the train journey from Rochdale to Salford?

The Rochdale to Salford train travel time is normally about 26 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Rochdale to Salford train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Salford is usually scheduled to depart Rochdale around 06:23 and the last train is around 23:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rochdale around 06:51, and the last at 21:50.

When to book Rochdale to Salford 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 Rochdale to Salford by train.

Which train companies operate between Rochdale and Salford?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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

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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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