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Manchester to Rotherham by train

  • First train
    06:17
  • Last train
    22:24
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 6m
  • Distance
    59 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    63
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 29m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Manchester to Rotherham by train

Fast trains from Manchester to Rotherham take around 1 hour and 6 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 59 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Rotherham.

1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Rotherham?

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

We usually find around 64 departures on the route from Manchester to Rotherham 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 63 departures.

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

The Manchester to Rotherham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 6 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rotherham is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 06:17 and the last train is around 22:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 06:17, and the last at 23:20.

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

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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Rotherham?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • 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.

Rotherham to Manchester by train

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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.