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Best price £ 4.60
Journey duration 19 min
Connections per day 79
First departure 07:09
Last departure 22:18
Distance 10.6 mi

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Do you know the best way to get from Bolton to Manchester? No? Don't worry, Virail knows. Our search tool uses data from thousands of travel providers to show you all the available routes for your chosen travel dates. Whether you want to travel by train, bus, plane, or carpool, we can help. Filter your results to suit your personal needs: decide whether you want a one-way or round trip ticket, look for a direct journey or one with connections, and choose the time of day that you prefer to travel. Take a look at all the information and find the transport option that's right for you. When you've selected your ideal journey, Virail will transfer you to the website of your chosen travel provider, where you can complete your booking. Your adventure is waiting - let Virail help you today.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Bolton to Manchester?

On average, a train ticket from Bolton to Manchester will cost you £ 4.67. However, there may be cheaper alternatives available. Virail will show you the lowest prices available for your chosen travel dates, which could be as little as £ 4.60. If you are trying to stick to a budget, there are several ways you can seek out lower ticket prices. For example, if your travel dates are flexible, you might find that some days of the week are cheaper than others. Traveling during peak season will usually cost more, so avoid that if you want to save money. Even the time of day can affect the price of tickets sometimes. You can also look for an indirect route, which may be cheaper than a direct connection. Often, the cheapest train tickets can be found by booking well in advance. However, be mindful that many companies do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest tickets.

Trains from Bolton to Manchester

How much time will it take to go from Bolton to Manchester by train?

The journey from Bolton to Manchester covers a distance of 11.2 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 19 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 15 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Bolton to Manchester faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Bolton to Manchester leave?

The first journey of the day departs from Bolton at 07:09. If you prefer to travel later in the day, the last departure will leave at 22:18. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Bolton and Manchester. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

When traveling from Bolton to Manchester by train, which stations can I use?

You will be able to leave Bolton by using stations such as Bolton. These connect you to stations including Deansgate, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road in Manchester. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Bolton or in Manchester, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Bolton to Manchester are there every day?

The exact number of journeys from Bolton to Manchester can vary from day to day. Some services may only run on particular days of the week, while others might be seasonal. In general, an average of 79 departures leave each day. These are run by a number of different transport providers, including Northern. On particularly busy days, there can be up to 79 departures. You can usually expect there to be more connections on weekdays. Many providers run fewer journeys on weekends or public holidays. As a traveler, you may prefer to take a direct route from Bolton to Manchester. However, you will find more options available to you if you are willing to take a connecting route. These pass through one or more different cities, and you'll have to change along the way. Not all travelers feel comfortable making multiple connections, but if you are, then you will enjoy greater flexibility when making your booking. The exact number of daily departures from Bolton to Manchester varies, but in general, you can expect to find 78 direct connections with no changes leaving each day. Travelers who are happy to take an indirect route will find, on average, 1 journeys with one change or more.