The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 55 m
2 h 8 m
Buses per day
Of the 3 buses that leave Birmingham for Bolton every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average coach duration||2 h 5 min|
|Average coach ticket price||£4 (€5)|
|Coach frequency||5 a day|
|Direct coach||Yes, there are 5 direct coaches a day|
|Coach companies||National Express or Flixbus|
Coaches from Birmingham to Bolton cover the 79 miles long route taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like National Express or Flixbus. Normally, there are 5 coaches operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest coach tickets for this route for as low as £4, but the average price of coach tickets is £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bolton, Bolton.
For as little as £4 you can travel by coach from Birmingham to Bolton with National Express and FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
National Express is the leading coach operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 coaches a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express coaches are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most coaches are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Birmingham - Bolton coach: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost coach providers in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travellers in both continents the option to take a long-distance coach at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight coaches on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long coach journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
There are a few coach stations in Birmingham to start your journey from including Birmingham, Coach Station, Birmingham, Hill St / Railway Bridge and Birmingham, Station Street (Stop NS13). In Bolton you have a few coach station options to choose from for your arrival including Bolton, Bolton, Bolton, Astley Bridge and Bolton.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bolton, Bolton.
The most popular departure coach station with passengers for this route, called Birmingham New Street, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city centre of Birmingham.
The most popular arrival coach station, Bolton, Bolton, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre of Bolton.
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