Spotland Stadium is just over 2 miles on Junction 20 of the M62. Exiting at Junction 20 you should follow signs for Rochdale A627(M). Bear left at the first roundabout you come to on the A627(M), passing B & Q on your right. You will quickly approach another roundabout at which point you will pick up signs for 'Spotland Stadium'. However, should you miss these signs you should carry on straight at the roundabout, the 2nd exit, and after around 2 miles on this road you will come across the ground on your right-hand side.
The nearest train station to Spotland is around 3 miles from the ground. The easiest option is to get into a taxi and ask for the ground.
The No:436 leaves Rochdale bus station every half an hour (quarter to/past) ,so it will be at the train station bus stop in a few minutes. return journey, the last bus is 17.10 from Sandy Lane (outside the ground).
Unless you're a Burnley fan then you should find Spotland a friendly place to visit.