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from Birmingham to Bolton

You can get from Birmingham to Bolton by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Birmingham to Bolton on Jan 17 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:57AMBirmingham New Street2h23 12:20PMBolton
1 changes
$751One-way
Cheapest
09:57AMBirmingham New Street2h23 12:20PMBolton
1 changes
$751One-way

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Bolton

distanceDistance79 miles (127 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $36
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $11 (€9) • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 79 miles (127 km) by bus or train from Birmingham to Bolton. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Bolton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Bolton

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Birmingham to Bolton?

There are 2 ways to travel to Bolton from Birmingham including taking a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Bolton?

The cheapest way to go to Bolton from Birmingham is by taking a bus, which costs on average $11 (€9).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Bolton:

A bus is $25 (€21) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Birmingham to Bolton costing on average $36 (€30).

What is the fastest way from Birmingham to Bolton?

The quickest way to travel from Birmingham to Bolton is by bus, which takes on average 2 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Bolton by train can take on average 2 h 13 min.

How many miles from Birmingham to Bolton would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 79 miles (127 km) between Birmingham and Bolton.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Birmingham to Bolton?

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Bolton is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Bolton from Birmingham as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Birmingham? Where do I arrive in Bolton?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Birmingham to Bolton:

  • Buses from Birmingham to Bolton most often leave from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Bolton, Astley Bridge.
  • Trains mostly leave from Birmingham New Street and tend to arrive in Bolton.

Which travel companies can take me from Birmingham to Bolton?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Birmingham to Bolton, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Bolton by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Birmingham to Bolton for $11 (€9).
  • Cross Country can take you to Bolton by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Cross Country from Birmingham to Bolton for $36 (€30).

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Birmingham to Bolton?

Omio customers who travel from Birmingham to Bolton often also extend their vacation to go to London, Manchester or Glasgow. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bolton and these popular destinations at a great price.

When should I book a ticket from Birmingham to Bolton online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Birmingham to Bolton, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $11 (€9) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $36 (€30) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Bolton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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