Bolton to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Bolton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Cheapest

£4

Average

£4

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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08:54Bolton0h15 09:09Deansgate
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£41One-way
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09:22Bolton0h19 09:41Manchester Oxford Road
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£41One-way
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09:26Bolton0h24 09:50Manchester Victoria
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£41One-way
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10:10Bolton0h19 10:29Deansgate
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£41One-way
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09:17Bolton0h24 09:41Manchester Victoria
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£41One-way

Train schedule Bolton to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 19 August
08:17Bolton0h24 08:41Manchester Victoria
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08:54Bolton0h15 09:09Deansgate
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09:17Bolton0h24 09:41Manchester Victoria
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09:22Bolton0h19 09:41Manchester Oxford Road
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09:26Bolton0h24 09:50Manchester Victoria
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10:10Bolton0h19 10:29Deansgate
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Fastest train times from Bolton to Manchester

Showing times and prices for 19 Aug

Fastest Journey

15 m

Average

20 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

17 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Bolton for Manchester every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:54Bolton0h15 09:09Deansgate
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£41One-way
09:22Bolton0h19 09:41Manchester Oxford Road
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£41One-way
10:10Bolton0h19 10:29Deansgate
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£41One-way
09:26Bolton0h24 09:50Manchester Victoria
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£41One-way
08:17Bolton0h24 08:41Manchester Victoria
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£61One-way

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Overview: Train from Bolton to Manchester

distanceDistance11 miles
durationAverage train duration16 min
priceAverage train ticket price£4 (€4)
frequencyTrain frequency53 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 52 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail or TransPennine Express Service

Trains from Bolton to Manchester cover the 11 miles long journey taking on average 16 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 53 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £3, but the average price of train tickets is £4. Travellers depart most frequently from Bolton and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 trains Bolton to Manchester

Find the best trains from Bolton to Manchester with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3) and First TransPennine Express 3 from £3. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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First TransPennine Express 3

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train providers in the United Kingdom. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys to Manchester from Bolton. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Bolton to Manchester train information with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 12 min
  • Average Price: £3
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 83 a day

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First TransPennine Express 3 from Bolton to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 13 min
  • First TransPennine Express 3 frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Bolton to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Bolton to Manchester to cost as little as £3  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Bolton to Manchester train price to come in at an average of £4  one way.
The train distance from Bolton to Manchester is around 11 miles.
On average the Bolton to Manchester train time is 16 min  covering the 11 miles long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bolton   and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Bolton, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the city centre of Bolton. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from its city centre.

For the route from Bolton to Manchester you can take a train with Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Bolton to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 53 trains a day from Bolton to Manchester. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this route departs from Bolton at 07: 10. The last train leaves from Bolton at 22: 46. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Bolton to Manchester and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Bolton to Manchester is on average £4 if you purchase 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets from Bolton to Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Manchester
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 Manchester from Bolton.
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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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