Bolton to Derby by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    21:44
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 4m

Travelling from Bolton to Derby by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Derby take around 2 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Derby.

Are there direct trains from Bolton to Derby?

Journeys between Bolton and Derby usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Bolton to Derby every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

How long is the train journey from Bolton to Derby?

The Bolton to Derby train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bolton to Derby train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Derby is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:00 and the last train is around 21:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 04:35, and the last at 21:11.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Bolton to Derby train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bolton to Derby by train.

Which train companies operate between Bolton and Derby?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bolton to Derby, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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