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Oct 28
$5Northern Rail
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$4Northern Rail
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Train Information to Bolton from Manchester

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
durationAverage train duration18 min
priceAverage train ticket price$5 (€4)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Bolton cover the 11 miles (17 km) long route taking on average 18 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $4 (€4), but the average price of train tickets is $5 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bolton.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Bolton.
How much do cheap train tickets between Manchester and Bolton cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Bolton from Manchester for the next 7 days starting from $4 (€4)  one way.
How much is the train from Manchester to Bolton on average?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $5 (€4)  for a train ticket from Manchester to Bolton.
How many miles is it from Manchester to Bolton by train?
The Manchester to Bolton train distance is approximately 11 miles (17 km).
How long is a train from Manchester to Bolton on average?
The Manchester to Bolton train duration is on average 18 min, which is to be expected when traveling 11 miles (17 km) between Manchester and Bolton. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Manchester goes to Bolton? What train station do I come into Bolton from Manchester?

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Bolton.

Where is the Manchester train station located? Where is the Bolton train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Manchester.

The most popular arrival train station, Bolton, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Bolton.

Which train companies can get me from Manchester to Bolton?
Take the Manchester to Bolton train with Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Bolton from Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there between Manchester and Bolton?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Bolton is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester to Bolton?
You can take the earliest train from Manchester to Bolton at 7: 00 AM   or take the last train from Manchester to Bolton leaving at 9: 01 AM. Look for the latest Manchester to Bolton train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
How early should I book Manchester to Bolton train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Manchester to Bolton to cost on average $5 (€4) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Bolton train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey to Bolton from Manchester.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales