Rotherham to Manchester by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 10m
  • Distance
    59 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 39m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Rotherham to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Rotherham to Manchester take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 59 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Rotherham and Manchester.

1. Are there direct trains from Rotherham to Manchester?

Journeys between Rotherham and Manchester usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 63 departures on the route from Rotherham to Manchester every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 64 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Rotherham to Manchester?

The Rotherham to Manchester train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Rotherham to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Rotherham around 05:28 and the last train is around 00:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Rotherham around 06:22, and the last at 00:11.

When to book Rotherham to Manchester 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 Rotherham to Manchester by train.

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Which train companies operate between Rotherham and Manchester?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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 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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