How to travel from Bolton to Birmingham

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Travel Information between Bolton and Birmingham

distanceDistance79 miles (127 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£3 - £26
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeCoach • £3 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Cross Country

Travel 79 miles (127 km) by coach or train to Birmingham from Bolton. If speed is a priority, then a coach is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 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 trip are Flixbus or Cross Country among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Bolton to Birmingham.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bolton to Birmingham

Travel to Birmingham 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 Bolton to Birmingham.

There are 2 travel options from Bolton to Birmingham: coach or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Bolton to Birmingham. Tickets for a coach cost on average £3.

This is compared to other travel options to Birmingham:

A coach is £23 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Bolton to Birmingham costing on average £26.

The fastest way to get to Birmingham from Bolton is by coach with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

There are alternative travel options to Birmingham that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

You should expect to travel around 79 miles (127 km) from Bolton to Birmingham.

The average frequency per day from Bolton to Birmingham is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travellers who purchase a coach ticket from Bolton to Birmingham depart from Bolton, Bolton to Birmingham, Coach Station.
  • Most travellers take a train from Bolton to Birmingham New Street.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bolton to Birmingham, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Birmingham by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Bolton to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £3.
  • Travel with Cross Country to go to Birmingham by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Cross Country Bolton to Birmingham tickets on Omio for £26.
Many of our customers travelling from Bolton to Birmingham don't make Birmingham their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are London, Manchester or Glasgow, either of which you could add to your Bolton and Birmingham trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Birmingham to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £3 one way.
  • Train tickets are costing £26 one way on average.

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

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