Bolton to Leeds by train

  • First train
    06:09
  • Last train
    23:23
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 9m
  • Distance
    63 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    84
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 36m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bolton to Leeds by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Leeds take around 1 hour and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Leeds.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Leeds?

Journeys between Bolton and Leeds usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 85 departures on the route from Bolton to Leeds every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 94 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bolton to Leeds?

The Bolton to Leeds train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bolton to Leeds train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Leeds is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:09 and the last train is around 23:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 06:47, and the last at 00:18.

When to book Bolton to Leeds 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 Leeds by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Leeds?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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.