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Thu
21 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
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22 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
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23 Oct
£70Avanti West Coast
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25 Oct
£40Avanti West Coast
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Tue
26 Oct
£39First Transpennine Express
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Train Information from Bolton to Glasgow

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price£47 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Bolton to Glasgow cover the 173 miles (279 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £47, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £39. Travellers depart most frequently from Bolton and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Travel Tips

Trains from Bolton to Glasgow
Travel by train to Glasgow 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 Bolton to Glasgow.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Bolton and Glasgow?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Glasgow from Bolton to cost as little as £39  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Bolton to Glasgow cost on average?
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bolton to Glasgow train price to come in at an average of £47  one way.
What is the distance to Glasgow from Bolton via train?
The distance from Bolton to Glasgow by train is approximately 173 miles (279 km).
How long is the train journey between Bolton and Glasgow?
The train time from Bolton to Glasgow is on average 2 h 56 min  for the 173 miles (279 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Bolton to Glasgow by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Bolton and arrival train station in Glasgow?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bolton   and arriving in Glasgow Central.

Where do I find the Bolton train station to Glasgow? Where is the Glasgow train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bolton, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Bolton.

The most popular arrival train station, Glasgow Central, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Glasgow.

What train providers offer a service between Bolton and Glasgow?
When taking a train from Bolton to Glasgow, you can count on Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express for the best way to get you to Glasgow. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Glasgow from Bolton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Is there a direct train to Glasgow from Bolton?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains between Bolton and Glasgow per day with First Transpennine Express  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there between Bolton and Glasgow?
The average number of trains departing Bolton for Glasgow is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Bolton to Glasgow?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Bolton at 08: 44. The last train leaves from Bolton at 09: 51. Check Omio for the latest train times from Bolton to Glasgow and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book a train ticket to Glasgow from Bolton to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Bolton to Glasgow is on average £47 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Bolton to Glasgow available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bolton
Glasgow
The major railway station for departures from Bolton is Bolton. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bolton for your trip between Bolton and Glasgow.