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from Sheffield to Bolton

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Travel Information to Bolton from Sheffield

distanceDistance42 miles (67 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$8 - $33
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $8 (€7) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $33 (€30) • 1 h 24 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or First Transpennine Express

Take a bus or train to travel 42 miles (67 km) between Sheffield and Bolton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 24 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $8 (€7). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Sheffield to Bolton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Bolton.

How do I reach Bolton from Sheffield?

You can travel from Sheffield to Bolton 2 different ways: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Sheffield to Bolton?

The cheapest way to travel to Bolton from Sheffield is by taking a bus with an average price of $8 (€7).

This is compared to other travel options to Bolton:

A bus is generally $25 (€23) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $33 (€30) from Sheffield to Bolton.

What is the fastest way to get from Sheffield to Bolton?

The fastest way to get to Bolton from Sheffield is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 24 min.

Other travel options to Bolton can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Sheffield to Bolton?

You should expect to travel around 42 miles (67 km) between Sheffield and Bolton.

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

The average frequency per day from Sheffield to Bolton is:

  • Around 14 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Sheffield to Bolton?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Sheffield and arrive in Bolton, Bolton.
  • Trains mostly leave from Sheffield and tend to arrive in Bolton.

Which travel operators can get me to Bolton from Sheffield?

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

  • Flixbus can get you to Bolton by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Sheffield to Bolton for $8 (€7) on Omio.
  • First Transpennine Express can get you to Bolton by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with First Transpennine Express from Sheffield to Bolton for $33 (€30) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel to Bolton from Sheffield?

Many of our customers traveling from Sheffield to Bolton don't make Bolton their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bolton are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bolton to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I purchase Sheffield to Bolton tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $8 (€7) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $33 (€30) one way.

But we recommend booking Sheffield 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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