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Travelling from Wigan to Bolton by train

The fastest trains from Wigan to Bolton take around 14 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 14 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Wigan and Bolton.

Direct trains run between Wigan and Bolton.

We usually find around 46 direct trains on the route from Wigan to Bolton every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 38 departures. The duration is normally about 14 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Wigan around 06:30 and the last train is around 22:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Wigan around 07:22, and the last at 23:21.

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

When to book Wigan 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 Wigan to Bolton by train.

Which trains operate between Wigan and Bolton?

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

  • 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 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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