Birmingham to Bolton train

Tue, 25 Jun
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Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Bolton

Showing times and prices for 25 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Birmingham to Bolton is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Cross Country
08:302h22
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:52Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
09:163h05
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
12:21Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
3 changes
Cheapest
Cross Country
09:012h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:07Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Cross Country
08:012h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:07Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
1 change

Train timetableBirmingham to Bolton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 25 June
Cross Country
08:012h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:07Bolton station (BON)
1 change
Cross Country
08:302h22
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:52Bolton station (BON)
1 change
Cross Country
09:012h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:07Bolton station (BON)
1 change
Cross Country
09:163h05
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
12:21Bolton station (BON)
3 changes

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Train times from Birmingham to Bolton

Showing times and prices for 25 Jun

Fastest Journey

2 h 6 m

Average

2 h 24 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

128 km

To travel from Birmingham to Bolton you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Cross Country
09:012h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
11:07Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
1 change
Fastest
Cross Country
08:012h06
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:07Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
1 change
Cross Country
08:302h22
Birmingham New Street (BHM)
10:52Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
1 change
Cross Country
09:163h05
Birmingham Snow Hill (BSW)
12:21Bolton station (BON)
£661One-way
3 changes

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Overview: Train from Birmingham to Bolton

distanceDistance79 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesCrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midlands Trains

Trains from Birmingham to Bolton cover the 79 miles long journey taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midlands Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £45, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Birmingham New Street and arrive in Bolton.

Train providers: CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and West Midlands Trains trains Birmingham to Bolton

Find the best trains from Birmingham to Bolton with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry, Virgin Trains and West Midlands Trains from £14. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains to Bolton from Birmingham. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

CrossCountry from Birmingham to Bolton train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 6 min
  • Cheapest Price: £29
  • CrossCountry frequency: 14 a day

FAQs: Birmingham to Bolton train

FAQs: Travel by train from Birmingham 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 Birmingham to Bolton.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Birmingham to Bolton can start from as little as £18 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Birmingham to Bolton is £46; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Birmingham to Bolton train travel time is 2 h 6 min   for the 79 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Birmingham to Bolton leaves at 05: 01. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Birmingham to Bolton leaves at 20: 01.
There are 25 trains a day from Birmingham to Bolton which require at least one change with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midlands Trains. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Birmingham to Bolton train with CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or West Midlands Trains. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Birmingham and Bolton as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 01.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Birmingham New Street, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bolton, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Bolton from Birmingham is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 6 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Birmingham to Bolton by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between Birmingham and Bolton 2 different ways: coach or train.

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