Services to Rochdale are much more frequent than services to Halifax or Burnley. Three different bus operators have services running to and through Littleborough. Day tickets issued by First Bus Calderdale  can be used throughout West Yorkshire, Greater Manchester and parts of Lancashire. First Bus Manchester  tickets can only be used on First Bus Manchester services. Centrebus  tickets can only be used on their services operating from Halifax.
Approach from the north via Walsden/Todmorden along Todmorden Road. From the east via Ripponden along Halifax Road/A58. From the south via Milnrow/M62 junction 21 along Hollingworth Road. From the west via Rochdale along the A58. Free on street car parking is available in Littleborough. Northern Rail provide parking for rail users and ample spaces are available for Co-op supermarket customers. Both car parks are accessible from the mini roundabout on the A58.
Lying within The Historic County of Lancashire,from 1894 to 1974 Littleborough was an Urban District but since 1974 it has been part of The Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale.
Northern Rail operate the service between Manchester and Leeds. Trains stop at Littleborough train station twice an hour during the day reducing to once an hour in the evening. The service operates roughly between the hours of 06:00hrs and 23:00hrs.
Listed in ascending order of distance from the centre of Littleborough.