How to get from Birmingham to Bolton

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Travel Information between Birmingham and Bolton

distanceDistance79 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £46
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 79 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Birmingham and Bolton. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 35 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £3. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Birmingham to Bolton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Birmingham to Bolton

Travel 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 Birmingham to Bolton.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Bolton from Birmingham. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Birmingham to Bolton is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £3 compared to other travel options to Bolton:

A coach journey is usually £43 less than a journey to Bolton by train, which costs on average £46 for the same trip.

The fastest way from Birmingham to Bolton is by coach with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

Other travel options between Birmingham and Bolton can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 10 min   on average.

The distance from Birmingham to Bolton is approximately 79 miles.

The average frequency per day from Birmingham to Bolton is:

  • 5 coaches per day.
  • Around 34 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Birmingham to Bolton as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Birmingham to Bolton:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Birmingham, Coach Station and arrive in Bolton, Bolton.
  • Most travellers take a train from Birmingham New Street to Bolton.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Birmingham to Bolton:

  • You can travel between Birmingham and Bolton by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £3 with Flixbus from Birmingham to Bolton.
  • You can go to Bolton from Birmingham by train with Cross Country. You'll see cheap train tickets for £46 with Cross Country from Birmingham to Bolton on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Birmingham to Bolton? Many Omio customers who go from Birmingham to Bolton usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Glasgow. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Glasgow from Bolton, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip to Bolton from Birmingham, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £3 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £46 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Birmingham to Bolton online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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