Cheap train tickets from Bolton to Glasgow

Showing times and prices for 18 May

Cheapest

£42

Average

£48

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.

The average ticket from Bolton to Glasgow will cost around £ 48 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 42.

Avanti West Coast
08:51Bolton3h12 12:03Glasgow
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£421One-way
Transpennine Express
13:44Bolton2h56 16:40Glasgow
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£461One-way
Transpennine Express
07:20Bolton3h11 10:31Glasgow
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£551One-way

Train schedule Bolton to Glasgow

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Transpennine Express
07:20Bolton3h11 10:31Glasgow
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Avanti West Coast
08:51Bolton3h12 12:03Glasgow
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Transpennine Express
13:44Bolton2h56 16:40Glasgow
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Wed
18 May
£42Avanti West Coast
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Thu
19 May
£42Avanti West Coast
£23Flixbus
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Fri
20 May
£45Avanti West Coast
£23Flixbus
£230British Airways
Sat
21 May
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£50Avanti West Coast
£186British Airways
Sun
22 May
£51Avanti West Coast
£17Flixbus
£104British Airways
Mon
23 May
£20Avanti West Coast
£10Flixbus
£102British Airways
Tue
24 May
£53First Transpennine Express
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Fastest train times from Bolton to Glasgow

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Fastest Journey

2 h 56 m

Average

3 h 6 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

279 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Bolton for Glasgow every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 279 km distance in an average of 3 h 6 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 56 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 12 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Transpennine Express
13:44Bolton2h56 16:40Glasgow
0 changes
£461One-way
Transpennine Express
07:20Bolton3h11 10:31Glasgow
0 changes
£551One-way
Avanti West Coast
08:51Bolton3h12 12:03Glasgow
0 changes
£421One-way

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Overview: Train from Bolton to Glasgow

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£52 (€59)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersLondon North Eastern Railway

Trains from Bolton to Glasgow cover the 173 miles (279 km) long route taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like London North Eastern Railway. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £20, but the average price of train tickets is £52. Travellers depart most frequently from Bolton and arrive in Glasgow Central.

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains between Bolton and Glasgow?

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Glasgow from Bolton for the next 7 days starting from £20  one way.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Bolton to Glasgow on average?

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bolton to Glasgow train to cost on average £52  one way.

What is the distance by train from Bolton to Glasgow?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Bolton and Glasgow via train to be approximately 173 miles (279 km).

How long does it take from Bolton to Glasgow by train?

On average the train from Bolton to Glasgow duration is 3 h 13 min  for the 173 miles (279 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Bolton to Glasgow do I depart from? Which Glasgow train station from Bolton do I arrive in?

Omio customers book a train from Bolton   to Glasgow Central   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Bolton located? Where is the arrival train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bolton, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Glasgow Central, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Bolton to Glasgow?

If you're looking for trains from Bolton to Glasgow, you can rely on London North Eastern Railway to get you to Glasgow. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Bolton to Glasgow journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Glasgow from Bolton a day?

On average, there are 16 trains a day from Bolton to Glasgow. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Bolton to Glasgow? When can I take the last train for the day?

The earliest train departing from Bolton to Glasgow leaves at 07: 20. The last train departing from Bolton to Glasgow leaves at 18: 50. You can find the latest Bolton to Glasgow train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Bolton and Glasgow to score the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Bolton to Glasgow within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £52 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Glasgow from Bolton are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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 to Glasgow from Bolton.