Dial-a-ride & Ring and Ride

Ring and Ride

Ring and Ride is a door-to-door service for people of all ages who find it difficult to use public transport.

You need to register with Ring and Ride and book trips in advance.

  • To book journeys: 0845 688 3989 (8.00am - 4.00pm)
  • General enquiries: 0845 688 4933 (8.00am - 10.30pm)
  • Ring & Ride - Transport for Greater Manchester website

Dial-a-ride

The Community Transport Oldham Dial-a-ride service is available for anyone who experiences difficulty using public transport as a result of limited mobility. Available to the residents of Oldham, the service provides door to door accessible transport usually within the borough.

All the minibuses are wheelchair accessible and bookings can be made up to two weeks in advance.

Fees and fares

Annual membership costs £6.00 a year (April to March).

Fares are based on the distance you wish to travel.

  • Up to one mile: £3.50
  • More than one mile and less than four miles: £5.50
  • More than four miles: £7.50
  • Family and carers: £1.00

All the above charges include a booking fee.

Vehicles are available Monday to Friday 9.00am - 4.30pm

Phone: 0161 633 0097

Group travel

16 seater wheelchair accessible minibuses are available for use by 'not for profit' organisations in Oldham.

A registration form needs to be completed before use of the service.

You may hire a driver or supply your own driver who needs to be MiDAS trained.

MiDAS driver training is available on request.

Group travel fees

Prices depend on type of driver, length of hire and distance travelled plus a daily rate.

Group's own driver

  • Minimum charge up to 4 hours: £24
  • Additional hours/part hours: £6 per hour
  • Mileage charge: £1.20 after 20 miles

Volunteer driver

  • Minimum charge up to 4 hours: £34
  • Additional hours/part hours: £6 per hour
  • Mileage charge: £1.20 after 20 miles

Paid driver

  • Minimum charge up to 4 hours: £56
  • Additional hours/part hours: £8 per hour
  • Mileage charge: £1.20 after 20 miles

Daily rate

  • A trip that starts and finishes in the same calendar day
  • £60 plus 20p per mile

Weekend rate

  • A trip that starts after 17.00 hours on Friday evening and finishes before midnight on Sunday
  • £140 plus 20p per mile

Weekday evening rate

  • A trip that starts after 17.00 hours and finishes on the same day
  • £25 plus 20p per mile
Ring and Ride
20th Floor Portland Tower
Portland Street
Manchester
M1 3LD
Tel 0161 652 0248
Dial-a-ride
St Mary’s Way
Oldham, OL1 3BU
Tel 0161 633 0097