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from London to Bolton

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Travel Information from London to Bolton

distanceDistance172 miles (278 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$13 - $118
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $13 (€11) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $118 (€98) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 172 miles (278 km) to Bolton from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $13 (€11). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, British Airways or Avanti West Coast among others. Travelers can even take a direct from London to Bolton.

Travel Tips: Travel from London to Bolton

Travel 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 London to Bolton.

How do I travel from London to Bolton?

There are 3 ways to get from London to Bolton: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Bolton from London?

The cheapest way to travel between London and Bolton is by taking a bus with an average price of $13 (€11).

This is compared to other travel options to Bolton:

Taking a bus is usually $104 (€87) less than taking a flight to Bolton, which costs on average $118 (€98) for the same trip.

A bus is $85 (€71) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from London to Bolton costing on average $99 (€82).

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

The fastest way from London to Bolton is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 39 min.

How many miles from London to Bolton would I travel?

The distance from London to Bolton is approximately 172 miles (278 km).

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

The average frequency per day from London to Bolton is:

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Bolton?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from London, Hammersmith Bridge Road and arrive in Bolton, Astley Bridge.
  • Most travelers catch their train from London Victoria and arrive in Bolton.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from London to Bolton?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from London to Bolton:

  • You can travel from London to Bolton by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $13 (€11) with Flixbus from London to Bolton.
  • You can travel by plane between London and Bolton with British Airways, and you can find British Airways London to Bolton tickets for $118 (€98) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from London to Bolton with Avanti West Coast. Cheap tickets can be found for $99 (€82) with Avanti West Coast from London to Bolton.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Bolton from London ends?

Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Bolton often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Manchester, Glasgow or Liverpool. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Bolton itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Bolton and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets to Bolton from London online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $13 (€11) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $118 (€98) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $99 (€82) one way.

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