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Travelling from Liverpool to Bolton by train

Fast 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.

Are there direct trains from Liverpool to Bolton?

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

We usually find around 104 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 76 departures.

How long is the train journey from Liverpool to Bolton?

The Liverpool to Bolton train travel time is normally about 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Liverpool to Bolton train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Liverpool around 05:20 and the last train is around 22:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Liverpool around 05:32, and the last at 23:02.

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 train companies operate between Liverpool and Bolton?

More than one train company 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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