Getting here

Directions by Car:

From the motorway (M62): exit at junction 20 and drive towards Oldham (A627M). After 2 miles take the exit signposted 'Oldham/Ashton (A627)'. Take the slip road to the roundabout and take 2nd exit onto dual carriageway (Chadderton Way). After a mile, take the first exit on the roundabout to Featherstall Road North. At the traffic lights turn left onto the A671 Rochdale Road. The Christie at Oldham is on your left hand side. 

By Bus:

These bus routes pass by the Royal Oldham hospital.

  • 64 (Manchester to Oldham)
  • 182 (Rochdale to Manchester)
  • 183 (Limeside to Royal Oldham Hospital)
  • 418 (Chadderton to Springhead)
  • 159 (Middleton to Oldham)
  • 402 (Royton to Oldham)
  • 406 (Mills Hill Station to Oldham)
  • 408 (Droylsden to Buckstones)
  • 409 (Rochdale to Ashton-under-Lyne)
  • 428 (Buckstones to Oldham) 

By Ambulance Transport: If you are unable to use public transport and have no other means of travelling to your appointments, you may be eligible for ambulance transport (provided by the North West Ambulance Service). Upon asking for ambulance transport you will be asked a series of questions to assess your eligibility. Family member or carers may also be booked to accompany patients if there is a medical or social reason requiring them to do so. 

Please contact The Christie at Oldham on 0161 918 7700 if you wish to make a booking.

By Metrolink:

There is a Metrolink line that runs to and from central Manchester to Oldham.

The nearest metrolink station to the hospital is Westwood station. It is around a 20 minute brisk walk from this station or alternatively you can alight at Oldham King street station then get the 409 bus to Rochdale road and alight outside the hospital.

For more information and to plan your route please visit the Metrolink website using the link below or call Metrolink customer services on 0161 205 2000.