Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Bolton

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£14

Average

£14

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 Liverpool to Bolton will cost around £ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 14.

Northern Rail
18:45Liverpool1h24 20:09Bolton
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£141One-way
Northern Rail
04:46Liverpool1h23 06:09Bolton
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£141One-way
Northern Rail
07:45Liverpool1h24 09:09Bolton
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£141One-way
Transpennine Express
15:12Liverpool1h02 16:14Bolton
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£141One-way
First Transpennine Express
08:12Liverpool1h14 09:26Bolton
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£141One-way

Train schedule Liverpool to Bolton

Showing trains for tomorrow, Fri, 27 May
Northern Rail
04:46Liverpool1h23 06:09Bolton
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Northern Rail
07:45Liverpool1h24 09:09Bolton
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First Transpennine Express
08:12Liverpool1h14 09:26Bolton
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Northern Rail
08:45Liverpool1h24 10:09Bolton
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Transpennine Express
15:12Liverpool1h02 16:14Bolton
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Northern Rail
18:45Liverpool1h24 20:09Bolton
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27 May
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28 May
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29 May
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30 May
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31 May
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1 Jun
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2 Jun
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3 Jun
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4 Jun
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5 Jun
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6 Jun
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7 Jun
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8 Jun
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Fastest train times from Liverpool to Bolton

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 2 m

Average

1 h 18 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

41 km

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

These direct trains cover the 41 km distance in an average of 1 h 18 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 2 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 24 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
15:12Liverpool1h02 16:14Bolton
0 changes
£141One-way
First Transpennine Express
08:12Liverpool1h14 09:26Bolton
0 changes
£141One-way
Northern Rail
04:46Liverpool1h23 06:09Bolton
0 changes
£141One-way
Northern Rail
08:45Liverpool1h24 10:09Bolton
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£151One-way
Northern Rail
18:45Liverpool1h24 20:09Bolton
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£141One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Bolton

distanceDistance25 miles (40 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 50 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail or Transpennine Express

Trains from Liverpool to Bolton cover the 25 miles (40 km) long route taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £14. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Bolton.

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train to Bolton from Liverpool cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Liverpool and Bolton for as low as £14  for the next 7 days.

What is the average price of train tickets from Liverpool to Bolton?

If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Liverpool to Bolton train prices are on average £14  one way.

How many miles is it from Liverpool to Bolton by train?

The train distance from Liverpool to Bolton is around 25 miles (40 km).

How long is the train between Liverpool and Bolton?

While the time it takes to travel 25 miles (40 km) from Liverpool to Bolton can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Liverpool to Bolton is on average 1 h 23 min.

When travelling by train from Liverpool to Bolton, which train station in Liverpool do I depart from and which train station in Bolton do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Liverpool Lime Street   to Bolton.

Where is the Liverpool train station located? Where is the Bolton train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Liverpool Lime Street, located approximately 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city centre of Liverpool. The most popular arrival train station in Bolton, called Bolton, is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from its city centre.

What train providers offer a service from Liverpool to Bolton?

If you're looking for trains from Liverpool to Bolton, you can rely on Northern Rail or Transpennine Express to get you to Bolton. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Liverpool to Bolton trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains are there between Liverpool and Bolton a day?

The average number of trains departing Liverpool for Bolton is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What are the first and last departure train times from Liverpool to Bolton?

If you prefer early morning trains from Liverpool to Bolton, the first train leaves at 04: 46. If you prefer late night trains from Liverpool to Bolton, the last train of the day leaves at 20: 55. Omio shows you the latest train from Liverpool to Bolton times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Liverpool and Bolton for the best deals?

If you buy Liverpool to Bolton train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £14. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Bolton from Liverpool. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Liverpool
Bolton
The major railway station for departures from Liverpool is Liverpool Lime Street. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Liverpool Lime Street for your trip from Liverpool to Bolton.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern