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from Bolton to Glasgow

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Travel Information between Bolton and Glasgow

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $77
fastestFastest modeTrain • $77 (€65) • 2 h 56 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 173 miles (279 km) by bus or train from Bolton to Glasgow. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bolton to Glasgow.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Bolton to Glasgow

Travel to Glasgow 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 Bolton to Glasgow.

How do I reach Glasgow from Bolton?

There are 2 travel options from Bolton to Glasgow: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Bolton to Glasgow?

The cheapest way to travel to Glasgow from Bolton is by taking a bus with an average price of $29 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Glasgow:

Taking a bus is about $49 (€41) less than taking a train, which costs on average $77 (€65) for this route.

What is the quickest way to get from Bolton to Glasgow?

The fastest way from Bolton to Glasgow is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 56 min.

There are alternative travel options to Glasgow that can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

How far is Glasgow from Bolton?

The distance from Bolton to Glasgow is approximately 173 miles (279 km).

How many services a day are there from Bolton to Glasgow?

The average frequency per day from Bolton to Glasgow is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Bolton, Astley Bridge and tend to arrive in Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bolton and tend to arrive in Glasgow Central.

Which travel companies can take me from Bolton to Glasgow?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Glasgow by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Bolton to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $29 (€24).
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast for trains to Glasgow. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Avanti West Coast Bolton to Glasgow tickets on Omio for $77 (€65).

Where should I go next after I travel between Bolton and Glasgow?

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

How early should I book Bolton to Glasgow tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $29 (€24) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $77 (€65) one way.

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

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