Trains from Oldham to Manchester run from Mills Hill Train Station. The train is normally quicker than taking the bus but slightly more expensive. The Train service between Oldham and Manchester runs regularly up to 42 times a day. The first Train leaves Oldham at 06:15 and the last Train departing at 23:00. The journey time on the Train is 28 mins.
Mills Hill Train Station is the nearest train station to Oldham. You will need to take a Number 59 bus from Oldham Bus Station to Mills Hill Train Station (this is an extra cost to quoted price) then change onto a train to Manchester Piccadilly
It is advisable to book train tickets in advance online as they are cheaper. You can travel from Oldham to Manchester for just 5.70 GBP if you book in advance online compared to 5.70 GBP if you just turn up at the station. Strange as it may seem you may also find it cheaper to book two single tickets rather than a return.
To check train times and prices from Oldham to Manchester click on the button below.
If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by Train, you will be using Manchester Piccadilly Train station on London Road. Manchester Train station is a 10 minute walk from the city centre and provides a good service to all national destinations. For more detailed information, including maps, national and local trains see our guide to Manchester Piccadilly Train Station.
If you are travelling to or from Europe you can connect by booking Eurostar tickets online from Paris or Brussels to London.
The Bus service between Oldham and Manchester runs 13 times a day. This service is run by NationalExpress with the first Bus starting at 02:15 and the last bus is at 20:45. You can book a return fare from 3.70 GBP. To get cheap fares you need to book in advance and travel at off-peak times afer 09:00. The Bus to Manchester runs from Oldham in Oldham to Manchester Coach Station in Manchester. Manchester is 7 miles (11.27Km) from Oldham and the journey time on the Bus will take 20 mins.
This is a direct service, no changes required.
Buses can be very crowded and there is no guarantee of a place unless you book in advance, to check times and prices of buses from Oldham to Manchester click the button below.
If you are arriving or departing from Manchester by coach or public bus you will almost certainly start or finish your journey in the city centre at Manchester Central coach station, on Chorlton Street. The bus station is a 5 minute walk from Manchester City Centre. More detailed information on stops on this route can be found on this map. For more detailed information on national and local buses in Manchester see our guide to Manchester Bus Station.
Manchester is 7 miles (11.27Km) from Oldham. If you are travelling to Manchester by car, you have several options on what to do with your car when you get there. If you are only visiting for the day then it is best to use the Manchester Park and Ride facilities located North, South, East and West of the city centre.
If you are just visiting for a few hours then you might want to use one of the car parks located near the City Centre. For more detailed information including maps see our guide to parking in Manchester. If you need to book a rental car when you get to Manchester there are several places to pick up a car.
Great Manchester Run
(Tue 26th May, 2015)
The Bupa Great Manchester Run is an annual 10 kilometre run through the streets in Manchester city centre. Usually held in mid-May.
The Manchester Day Parade
(Wed 10th Jun, 2015)
The Manchester Day Parade is a huge annual carnival which takes place on the streets of the city centre.
Mancester International Festival
(Sat 04th Jul, 2015)
Manchester International Festival is a major cultural festival of original and new work and special events in Manchester City Centre.