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Overview: Train from Bristol to Bolton

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Bristol to Bolton cover the 146 miles (236 km) long route taking on average 4 h 20 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Bolton.

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FAQs

How far is it from Bristol to Bolton by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Bristol and Bolton via train to be approximately 146 miles (236 km).

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

The train time from Bristol to Bolton is on average 4 h 20 min  for the 146 miles (236 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bolton from Bristol by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Bristol to Bolton train leave from? Which Bolton train station do I come into from Bristol?

Omio customers book a train from Bristol Temple Meads   to Bolton   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Bristol Temple Meads and need to travel around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bolton most often arrive at Bolton and need to travel around 0.6 miles (1 km) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains are there to Bolton from Bristol a day?

The average number of trains departing Bristol for Bolton is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip between Bristol and Bolton.
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+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line

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