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from Bolton to Manchester

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

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Travel Information between Bolton and Manchester

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $4 (€4) • 23 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Take a train to travel 11 miles (17 km) to Manchester from Bolton. Northern Rail is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers can even take a direct from Bolton to Manchester.

Travel Tips

Travel from Bolton to Manchester
Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.
How do I go from Bolton to Manchester?

You can get from Bolton to Manchester by train.

What is the fastest way from Bolton to Manchester?

Going by train is the quickest way from Bolton to Manchester with an average travel time of 23 min.

What is the distance between Bolton and Manchester?

The distance is approximately 11 miles (17 km) from Bolton to Manchester.

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

The average frequency per day from Bolton to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Bolton to Manchester:

  • Most travelers board their train from Bolton and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.
Who can get me from Bolton to Manchester?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Manchester from Bolton:

  • You can travel by train from Bolton to Manchester with Northern Rail, and you can find Northern Rail Bolton to Manchester tickets for $4 (€4) on Omio.
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Bolton to Manchester?
Many of our customers traveling from Bolton to Manchester don't make Manchester their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Manchester are London, Liverpool or Edinburgh, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Manchester to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book tickets to Manchester from Bolton online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Bolton to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $4 (€4) one way.

But we recommend booking Bolton to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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