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from Bolton to Manchester

You can get from Bolton to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Bolton to Manchester on 29 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:58Bolton0h15 10:13Deansgate
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09:58Bolton0h15 10:13Deansgate
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09:19Bolton0h19 09:38Manchester Victoria
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08:45Bolton0h19 09:04Manchester Victoria
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10:19Bolton0h20 10:39Manchester Victoria
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Travel Information to Manchester from Bolton

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £3 • 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Take a train to travel 11 miles (17 km) from Bolton to Manchester. Northern Rail is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct from Bolton to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bolton to Manchester

Travel to Manchester 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 Manchester.

What are my Bolton to Manchester travel options?

Travel Bolton to Manchester by train.

What is the quickest way from Bolton to Manchester?

The fastest way to travel between Bolton and Manchester is by train, which requires on average 15 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Bolton to Manchester?

The Bolton to Manchester distance is approximately 11 miles (17 km).

How many services a day are there from Bolton to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Bolton to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Bolton to Manchester?

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

  • Most travellers take a train from Bolton to Manchester Piccadilly.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Bolton to Manchester?

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

  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to Manchester. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Bolton to Manchester tickets on Omio for £3.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Manchester from Bolton?

Omio customers who travel from Bolton to Manchester often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Manchester and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I purchase my Bolton to Manchester ticket online to get the best deals?

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

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

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

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