Manchester to Bolton by train
Travelling from Manchester to Bolton by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Bolton take around 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 16 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Bolton.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Bolton?
Direct trains from Manchester to Bolton have been found.
We usually find around 113 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Bolton every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 107 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Bolton?
The Manchester to Bolton train travel time is normally about 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Bolton train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:43 and the last train is around 23:46.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Manchester around 05:44, and the last at 00:25.
What's the Manchester to Bolton train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Bolton are $5.76, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $5, 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 Manchester 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 Manchester to Bolton by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Bolton?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Bolton, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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