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Preston to Rochdale by train

  • First train
    06:49
  • Last train
    19:57
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 10m
  • Distance
    40 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    4
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Preston to Rochdale by train

Fast trains from Preston to Rochdale take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 40 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Preston and Rochdale.

1. Are there direct trains from Preston to Rochdale?

Direct trains from Preston to Rochdale have been found.

We usually find around 2 direct trains on the route from Preston to Rochdale every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 10 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Preston to Rochdale?

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

3. What are the Preston to Rochdale train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Rochdale is usually scheduled to depart Preston around 06:49 and the last train is around 16:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Preston around 06:50, and the last at 21:10.

When to book Preston 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 Preston to Rochdale by train.

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Which train companies operate between Preston and Rochdale?

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

  • 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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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.