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Bus Information to Manchester from Bolton

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersNational Express

Buses from Bolton to Manchester cover the 11 miles (17 km) long trip with our travel partners like National Express. There are direct bus services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Bolton and arrive in Manchester, Shudehill Interchange.

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Travel with National Express between Bolton and Manchester

You can travel by bus between Bolton and Manchester with National Express. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

National Express

Looking for a cheap and hassle-free way to travel between Bolton and Manchester? National Express is the UK’s leading bus company that provides premium services and comfortable travel experiences on a budget. National Express connects hundreds of cities and towns throughout the country and even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol. Check National Express bus schedules and tickets available for the journey on Omio to find the best deals on buses from Bolton to Manchester. When you ride with National Express, you can expect to travel 11 miles (17 km) between Bolton and Manchester.

All National Express buses are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most buses have seat belts and power outlets in every seat, perfect if you need to charge your phone or laptop. You can select from three ticket options for the Bolton to Manchester bus: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. If you’re looking for more flexibility on canceling or changing your bus ticket easily, we recommend splurging on the Fully Flexible Fare option.

These are National Express' ticket policies for COVID-19 for the bus from Bolton to Manchester:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • For journeys between July 1st and October 31, 2020, the following change and refund policies apply:
    • Restricted ticket: One change is allowed free of charge
    • Standard ticket: Full refund or one change is allowed free of charge
    • Fully flexible ticket: Unlimited changes to time or date are allowed
    • All change and refund requests must be made at least 24 hours before the original outbound journey. Partial refunds are not allowed.