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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Trains per day
Of the 8 trains that leave Manchester for Bolton every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||13 min|
|Average train ticket price||£3 (€4)|
|Train frequency||64 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 50 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service|
Trains from Manchester to Bolton cover the 11 miles long route taking on average 13 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or TransPennine Express Service. Normally, there are 64 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £3, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £2. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Bolton.
For as little as £2 you can travel by train between Manchester and Bolton with First TransPennine Express 3 and Northern Rail (3). Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.
Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider 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. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Bolton train information:
Are you making plans to travel to Bolton from Manchester? Why not take a train with First TransPennine Express 3? Omio can show you current First TransPennine Express 3 train times, tickets, travel information (such as luggage policy and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Manchester to Bolton trains all in one place. On the First TransPennine Express 3 train, you can expect to travel 11 miles (17 km) from Manchester to Bolton. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Manchester to Bolton, you can quickly see if the First TransPennine Express 3 ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way First TransPennine Express 3 train from Manchester to Bolton, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!
First TransPennine Express 3 from Manchester to Bolton train information:
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arriving in Bolton.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0.6 miles (954 m) 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.
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