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Train Information from Glasgow to Bolton

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$69 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Glasgow to Bolton cover the 173 miles (279 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 8 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $56 (€45), but the average price of train tickets is $69 (€56). Travelers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Bolton.

Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow to Bolton
Travel by train to Bolton easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Glasgow to Bolton.
How much are cheap trains to Bolton from Glasgow?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Glasgow to Bolton trains for as little as $56 (€45)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Glasgow and Bolton?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Bolton train price to come in at an average of $69 (€56)  one way.
How far is it from Glasgow to Bolton by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow to Bolton by train to be approximately 173 miles (279 km).
What is the Glasgow to Bolton train travel time?
The train time from Glasgow to Bolton is on average 3 h 8 min  for the 173 miles (279 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Glasgow and Bolton by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Glasgow to Bolton do I depart from? Which Bolton train station from Glasgow do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Bolton   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Glasgow located? Where is the arrival train station in Bolton located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bolton most often arrive at Bolton and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service from Glasgow to Bolton?
For the journey from Glasgow to Bolton you can take a train with Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Glasgow to Bolton on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there to Bolton from Glasgow a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Glasgow to Bolton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Glasgow to Bolton?
The earliest train departing from Glasgow to Bolton leaves at 7: 36 AM. The last train departing from Glasgow to Bolton leaves at 10: 33 AM. You can find the latest Glasgow to Bolton train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I purchase the Glasgow to Bolton train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Glasgow to Bolton is on average $69 (€56) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Bolton from Glasgow available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your journey from Glasgow to Bolton.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper