Glasgow to Bolton train

Cheap train tickets from Glasgow to Bolton

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Cheapest

£59

Average

£96

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.

Avanti West Coast
12:35Glasgow3h10 15:45Bolton
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£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:32Glasgow3h13 15:45Bolton
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£601One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:35Glasgow3h19 14:54Bolton
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£601One-way
Avanti West Coast
17:34Glasgow3h10 20:44Bolton
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£741One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:43Glasgow4h02 15:45Bolton
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£741One-way

Train schedule Glasgow to Bolton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 29 May
London North Eastern Railway
09:30Glasgow6h50 16:20Bolton
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Cross Country
10:00Glasgow7h15 17:15Bolton
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Avanti West Coast
11:35Glasgow3h19 14:54Bolton
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Avanti West Coast
11:43Glasgow4h02 15:45Bolton
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Cross Country
12:00Glasgow6h04 18:04Bolton
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Avanti West Coast
12:32Glasgow3h13 15:45Bolton
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Avanti West Coast
12:35Glasgow3h10 15:45Bolton
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Avanti West Coast
17:34Glasgow3h10 20:44Bolton
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Fastest train times from Glasgow to Bolton

Showing times and prices for 29 May

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

4 h 37 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

279 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Glasgow for Bolton every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Avanti West Coast
17:34Glasgow3h10 20:44Bolton
0 changes
£741One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:35Glasgow3h10 15:45Bolton
0 changes
£591One-way
Avanti West Coast
12:32Glasgow3h13 15:45Bolton
0 changes
£601One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:35Glasgow3h19 14:54Bolton
0 changes
£601One-way
Avanti West Coast
11:43Glasgow4h02 15:45Bolton
0 changes
£741One-way

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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Bolton

distanceDistance173 miles (279 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€51)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast

Trains from Glasgow to Bolton cover the 173 miles (279 km) long route taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £45, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Bolton.

Travel Tips: Trains from Glasgow to Bolton

Travel by train to Bolton 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 Glasgow to Bolton.
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Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Bolton from Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from £45  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Glasgow to Bolton train to cost on average £45  one way.
The Glasgow to Bolton train distance is approximately 173 miles (279 km).
The Glasgow to Bolton train duration is on average 2 h 59 min, which is to be expected when travelling 173 miles (279 km) from Glasgow to Bolton. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Glasgow Central   and arrive in Bolton.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Glasgow Central and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bolton and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.8 km) from the train station to the city centre in Bolton.

When taking a train from Glasgow to Bolton, you can count on Avanti West Coast for the best way to get you to Bolton. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Glasgow and Bolton and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 3 trains a day from Glasgow to Bolton. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Glasgow to Bolton at 07: 36   or take the last train from Glasgow to Bolton leaving at 17: 34. Look for the latest Glasgow Bolton train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
You can find a train to Bolton from Glasgow to cost on average £45 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Glasgow to Bolton train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Bolton
The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip to Bolton from Glasgow.
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper

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