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from Preston to Bolton

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Travel Information to Bolton from Preston

distanceDistance17 miles (27 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$15 - $16
fastestFastest modeTrain • $16 (€14) • 29 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail or Northern Rail

Travel 17 miles (27 km) by bus or train between Preston and Bolton. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Northern Rail or Northern Rail among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Preston to Bolton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Preston 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 Preston to Bolton.

How do I get from Preston to Bolton?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Preston and Bolton. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Preston and Bolton?

The cheapest way to travel to Bolton from Preston is by taking a bus with an average price of $15 (€13).

This is compared to other travel options to Bolton:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $16 (€14) for this route.

How far is it from Preston to Bolton?

Bolton is approximately 17 miles (27 km) away from Preston.

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

The average frequency per day from Preston to Bolton is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Preston, Bus Station and arrive in Bolton, Astley Bridge.
  • Most travelers take a train from Preston to Bolton.

Which travel operators can get me to Bolton from Preston?

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

  • You can travel between Preston and Bolton by bus with Northern Rail. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $15 (€13) with Northern Rail from Preston to Bolton.
  • You can travel by train to Bolton from Preston with Northern Rail, and you can find Northern Rail Preston to Bolton tickets for $16 (€14) on Omio.

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

Omio customers who travel from Preston 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.

How far in advance should I buy my Preston to Bolton one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $15 (€13) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $16 (€14) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Preston to Bolton 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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