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Sheffield to Rochdale by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    21:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 44m
  • Distance
    53 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    48
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 5m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Rochdale by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Rochdale take around 1 hour and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 53 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Rochdale.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Rochdale?

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

We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Sheffield to Rochdale 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 50 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Rochdale train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Rochdale is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:22 and the last train is around 21:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 06:06, and the last at 21:11.

When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Rochdale by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Rochdale?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Rochdale to Sheffield 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.