Bolton to Preston by train
Travelling from Bolton to Preston by train
Fast trains from Bolton to Preston take around 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 28 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Preston.
1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Preston?
Direct trains from Bolton to Preston have been found.
We usually find around 63 direct trains on the route from Bolton to Preston every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 61 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bolton to Preston?
The Bolton to Preston train travel time is normally about 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bolton to Preston train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Preston is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:03 and the last train is around 23:41.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 06:03, and the last at 00:41.
What's the Bolton to Preston train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bolton to Preston are $27.23.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $13, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Bolton to Preston 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 Preston by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Preston?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bolton to Preston, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- First TransPennine Express
- 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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