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Getting To Rotherham

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By Road

Rotherham is easily accessible from both the M1 at Junctions 33, 34 & 35, or the M18 at Junction 1. For the latest traffic news & information visit BBC South Yorkshire.

There are a number of competitively priced car parks in a range of locations around Rotherham Town Centre, providing parking within a short walk of the main shopping and leisure areas. For the latest information on town centre parking click here.

Download a Car Parking leaflet, including a Map of town centre car parks.

Use your mobile phone to pay for your parking with Ring-Go, allowing credit or debit card payments. For more information click here.

Getting to Rotherham - Public Transport
By Bus

Rotherham Interchange is at the heart of the Rotherham Town Centre. Over 40 services from around the borough and beyond stop in the town centre. For details of bus services, routes and timetables visit Traveline.

By Rail

Rotherham Central station is linked to Sheffield (15 mins) and Doncaster (20 mins). For details of facilities, services and timetables at Rotherham Central station visit National Rail Enquiries.

By Air

There are several airports located near Rotherham. Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield (20 mins), East Midlands Airport (45 mins), Leeds Bradford International Airport (50 mins) and Manchester International Airport (90 mins).

On Foot

Rotherham has 250 miles of public rights of way which pass through picturesque countryside and villages. There are a number of published trails through countryside and woodland and trails highlighting the history and heritage of Rotherham Town Centre. 


Some 14 miles of National Cycle Network have been introduced in the Rotherham area. In addition 28 miles of Trans Pennine Trail are now available. The route along the towpath of the South Yorkshire Navigation Canal also offers an 8 mile traffic-free route between Rotherham and Sheffield.


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