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Cheap train tickets from Bolton to London

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
10:362h52
Bolton station (BON)
13:28London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:363h03
Bolton station (BON)
12:39London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
10:542h47
Bolton station (BON)
13:41London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
08:363h17
Bolton station (BON)
11:53London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Avanti West Coast
09:542h48
Bolton station (BON)
12:42London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change

Train timetableBolton to London

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, 27 May
Avanti West Coast
08:363h17
Bolton station (BON)
11:53London Euston (EUS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:543h30
Bolton station (BON)
12:24London Euston (EUS)
2 changes
Avanti West Coast
09:363h03
Bolton station (BON)
12:39London Euston (EUS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:542h48
Bolton station (BON)
12:42London Euston (EUS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:362h52
Bolton station (BON)
13:28London Euston (EUS)
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:542h47
Bolton station (BON)
13:41London Euston (EUS)
1 change

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Train times from Bolton to London

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 47 m

Average

3 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

278 km

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

Fastest
Avanti West Coast
10:542h47
Bolton station (BON)
13:41London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:542h48
Bolton station (BON)
12:42London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
10:362h52
Bolton station (BON)
13:28London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
09:363h03
Bolton station (BON)
12:39London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change
Avanti West Coast
08:363h17
Bolton station (BON)
11:53London Euston (EUS)
£851One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Bolton to London

distanceDistance172 miles
durationAverage train duration2 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£94 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersVirgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Bolton to London cover the 172 miles long trip taking on average 2 h 39 min with our travel partners like Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £41, but the average price of train tickets is £94. Travellers depart most frequently from Bolton and arrive in London Waterloo.

Train providers: Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains trains Bolton to London

Buy your official Virgin Trains, CrossCountry and East Midlands Trains train tickets to London from Bolton from £79 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Bolton to London. 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.

Trains from Bolton to London

Bolton and London are cities in the United Kingdom with a separation of about 172 miles. Given the abundance of trains operating between the two destinations, finding a route that suits you is simple. Whether you are travelling during the day or night, you'll find a train from Bolton to London. On average, about 30 trips occur every day, most of which start at intervals of less than one hour.

Bolton to London Train Time: Daily Departures

On a regular day, passengers can choose from around 30 departures. The first two trains leave Bolton for London just before midnight. People who can't make it at this hour can wait for the morning train, which departs just after 6:00 a.m. From there, most of the daytime has two departures per hour. The last train from Bolton to London leaves the station at around 11:30 p.m.

How long is the journey by train from Bolton to London?

The time spent on a train from Bolton to London depends on the operator and the route. There are no direct journeys. Most trains make one connection, but there can be up to three changes. Trips average between two and a half hours to three hours. Trains with the most connections can take up to about 10 hours and 20 minutes to reach London.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Bolton to London?

Departure train station: Bolton train station. This facility is about 1 mile from the city centre. Being an interchange for train and bus transport, the station has a reliable metro connection. Among the facilities available there are shops, an eatery, toilets, WiFi, and accessible telephone and ticket machines.

Arrival train station: London Euston. Virtually every train from Bolton to London ends at this railway station near the heart of London. The complex is the busiest passenger terminal in Britain, serving as the gateway to the region. Pedestrians need about 30 minutes to reach the city centre, while buses take roughly 22 minutes. Taxi rides average 10 minutes. London Euston has two ticket offices, ticket machines, toilets, baby changing facilities, cash and bureau-de-change points, luggage storage, waiting areas, WiFi, and telephones. There are also ample amenities for the disabled, including washrooms, wheelchairs, ramps, and showers in the first-class lounge.

Which train companies travel from Bolton to London?

At least four train companies operate between Bolton and London. Northern Railway and Virgin Trains dominate the route, with trains spreading evenly throughout any day. Chiltern Railways and East Midlands Trains make trips at least once a week.

Northern Railway Bolton to London

Northern Railway operates the first leg of the journeys from Bolton, which usually takes around 20 minutes. It makes more than 30 trips every day.

Virgin Trains Bolton to London

Virgin Trains makes around 30 trips for the second legs of rides to London. The fastest trips are approximately 2 hours and 32 minutes to about 3 hours. The slowest trips extend to almost 11 hours.

Chiltern Railways Bolton to London

Chiltern Railways operates one train from Bolton to London. It usually departs from Bolton Train Station around 9:00 p.m. It takes about 10 hours to arrive in London the following morning a few minutes past 7:00 a.m.

East Midlands Trains Bolton to London

East Midlands Trains has a schedule similar to that of Chiltern Railways. The company runs one train from Bolton to London which leaves at around 9:30 p.m. and reaches London between 7:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. The trip is about 10 hours.

Bolton to London Trains: Services on Board

Trains from Bolton to London have first-class or second-class tickets for maximum convenience. The trains are pet-friendly, with companies like Virgin Trains and Chiltern Railways allowing up to two small animals. The operators all have similar luggage policies. A passenger can travel with two items of luggage whose volume is at most 30 x 70 x 80 cm, plus an additional piece of hand luggage. Assistance for the disabled can vary, but all trains are reasonably accessible. Usually, operators provide staff to assist disabled people with boarding and disembarking. Train companies advise people with special needs to communicate in advance for proper travel arrangements.

How to find cheap train tickets from Bolton to London

If you're looking for the most economical trains from Bolton to London, book your ticket in advance; most operators increase fares as the travel date approaches. Discounted prices are often available up to about 12 weeks to departure. Another way to save is by travelling during off-peak hours and low season. If you're flexible with your journey date, you can explore the train schedules of different companies and get yourself a great bargain. Trains with multiple changes are usually slower than direct trains, but such journeys are potentially cheaper.

FAQs: Bolton to London train

FAQs: Travel by train from Bolton to London 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 London.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Bolton to London can start from as little as £41 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Bolton to London is £94; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Bolton to London is 2 h 39 min   to travel the 172 mile long route, with around there are 25 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Bolton to London leaves at 04: 54. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Bolton to London leaves at 20: 54.
There are 25 trains a day from Bolton to London which require at least one change with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to London. Take the fast train with East Midlands Trains from Bolton to London.
For the journey from Bolton to London you can take a train with Virgin Trains, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains or Northern Rail (3). Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Bolton to London on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 20: 54.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bolton, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at London Waterloo, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to London from Bolton is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 39 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Bolton to London is September.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel between Bolton and London including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Bolton and London

Bolton
London
Bolton is the most popular Bolton railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bolton for your journey to London.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transport options for Bolton
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Newport Street stop, at stand AA
Metro: GMPTE 0161 228 7811

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