Thurso Rail Station to Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink) - travel by train, bus and rail

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Average journey time: 12 hours 52 mins

Thurso Rail Station to Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

Leave at 16:32 and arrive at 06:57
Journey time 14:25
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with ScotRail to Inverness

  • Georgemas Junction Rail Station
  • Scotscalder Rail Station
  • Altnabreac Rail Station
  • Forsinard Rail Station
  • Kinbrace Rail Station
  • Kildonan Rail Station
  • Helmsdale Rail Station
  • Brora Rail Station
  • Dunrobin Castle Rail Station
  • Golspie Rail Station
  • Rogart Rail Station
  • Lairg Rail Station
  • Invershin Rail Station
  • Culrain Rail Station
  • Ardgay Rail Station
  • Tain Rail Station
  • Invergordon Rail Station
  • Dingwall Rail Station
  • Muir of Ord Rail Station
  • Inverness Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Caledonian Sleeper to Preston

  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Newtonmore Rail Station
  • Dalwhinnie Rail Station
  • Blair Atholl Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station
  • Gleneagles Rail Station
  • Dunblane Rail Station
  • Stirling Rail Station
  • Falkirk Grahamston Rail Station
  • Edinburgh Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Salford Crescent

  • Leyland Rail Station
  • Buckshaw Parkway Rail Station
  • Chorley Rail Station
  • Horwich Parkway Rail Station
  • Lostock Rail Station
  • Bolton Rail Station
  • Salford Crescent Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Rochdale

  • Salford Central Rail Station
  • Manchester Victoria Rail Station
  • Rochdale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

  • Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Thurso Rail Station to Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

Leave at 06:50 and arrive at 18:57
Journey time 12:07
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with ScotRail to Inverness

  • Georgemas Junction Rail Station
  • Forsinard Rail Station
  • Kildonan Rail Station
  • Helmsdale Rail Station
  • Brora Rail Station
  • Golspie Rail Station
  • Rogart Rail Station
  • Lairg Rail Station
  • Ardgay Rail Station
  • Tain Rail Station
  • Fearn Rail Station
  • Invergordon Rail Station
  • Alness Rail Station
  • Dingwall Rail Station
  • Conon Bridge Rail Station
  • Muir of Ord Rail Station
  • Beauly Rail Station
  • Inverness Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Haymarket

  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station
  • Markinch Rail Station
  • Kirkcaldy Rail Station
  • Edinburgh Gateway Rail Station
  • Haymarket Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Carlisle Rail Station
  • Penrith North Lakes Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Rochdale

  • Daisy Hill Rail Station
  • Hag Fold Rail Station
  • Atherton Rail Station
  • Walkden Rail Station
  • Swinton (Manchester) Rail Station
  • Salford Crescent Rail Station
  • Salford Central Rail Station
  • Manchester Victoria Rail Station
  • Rochdale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

  • Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Thurso Rail Station to Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

Leave at 08:34 and arrive at 20:40
Journey time 12:06
You will need to make 5 changes

Start with ScotRail to Inverness

  • Georgemas Junction Rail Station
  • Scotscalder Rail Station
  • Altnabreac Rail Station
  • Forsinard Rail Station
  • Kinbrace Rail Station
  • Kildonan Rail Station
  • Helmsdale Rail Station
  • Brora Rail Station
  • Dunrobin Castle Rail Station
  • Golspie Rail Station
  • Rogart Rail Station
  • Lairg Rail Station
  • Invershin Rail Station
  • Culrain Rail Station
  • Ardgay Rail Station
  • Tain Rail Station
  • Fearn Rail Station
  • Invergordon Rail Station
  • Alness Rail Station
  • Dingwall Rail Station
  • Conon Bridge Rail Station
  • Muir of Ord Rail Station
  • Beauly Rail Station
  • Inverness Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for ScotRail to Haymarket

  • Carrbridge Rail Station
  • Aviemore Rail Station
  • Kingussie Rail Station
  • Newtonmore Rail Station
  • Blair Atholl Rail Station
  • Pitlochry Rail Station
  • Dunkeld & Birnam Rail Station
  • Perth Rail Station
  • Markinch Rail Station
  • Kirkcaldy Rail Station
  • Inverkeithing Rail Station
  • Edinburgh Gateway Rail Station
  • Haymarket Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Warrington Bank Quay

  • Carlisle Rail Station
  • Oxenholme Lake District Rail Station
  • Lancaster Rail Station
  • Preston Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station
  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Rochdale

  • Earlestown Rail Station
  • Newton-le-Willows Rail Station
  • Manchester Victoria Rail Station
  • Rochdale Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

  • Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink)

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink) to Thurso Rail Station


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