Liverpool to Bolton by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:20
  • Last train
    21:47
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    58m

Travelling from Liverpool to Bolton by train

The fastest trains from Liverpool to Bolton take around 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 41 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Liverpool and Bolton.

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

We usually find around 77 departures on the route from Liverpool to Bolton 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 63 departures. The duration is normally about 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:16 and the last train is around 20:47. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 05:32, and the last at 23:02.

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

When to book Liverpool to Bolton 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 Liverpool to Bolton by train.

Which trains operate between Liverpool and Bolton?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • 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 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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