Bolton to Oxford by train

  • First train
    04:26
  • Last train
    21:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 11m
  • Distance
    217 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 48m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Bolton to Oxford by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Oxford take around 3 hours and 11 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 217 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Oxford.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Oxford?

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

We usually find around 25 departures on the route from Bolton to Oxford 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 18 departures.

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

The Bolton to Oxford train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 11 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Oxford is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:52 and the last train is around 21:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 04:26, and the last at 00:11.

When to book Bolton to Oxford 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 Oxford by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Oxford?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.

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