How to get from Liverpool to Bolton

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Travel Information between Liverpool and Bolton

distanceDistance25 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£14 - £21
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £14 • 1 h 2 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £14 • 1 h 2 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail or Northern Rail

Travel 25 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train between Liverpool and Bolton. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 2 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £14. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Northern Rail or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Liverpool to Bolton.

Travel Tips: Travel from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Bolton.

There are 4 ways to get from Liverpool to Bolton: coach, flight, ferry or train.

Train services offer the cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Bolton. Tickets for a train cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Bolton:

A train journey is usually £8 less than a journey to Bolton by coach, which costs on average £21 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Bolton from Liverpool is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 2 min.

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

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 1 h 48 min.

The distance between Liverpool and Bolton is around 25 miles.

The average frequency per day from Liverpool to Bolton is:

  • Around 1 coach per day.
  • 62 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Liverpool 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 for travellers from Liverpool to Bolton:

  • Coaches from Liverpool to Bolton most often leave from Liverpool, Liverpool One and arrive in Bolton, Bolton.
  • Trains mostly leave from Liverpool Lime Street and tend to arrive in Bolton.

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

  • Travel with Northern Rail for coaches to Bolton. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Liverpool to Bolton tickets on Omio for £21.
  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Bolton by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Liverpool to Bolton tickets on Omio for £14.

Yes, there are direct services available from Liverpool to Bolton with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct train with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bolton as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Liverpool to Bolton.

Looking to extend your trip from Liverpool to Bolton? Many Omio customers who go from Liverpool 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.

Before travelling from Liverpool to Bolton, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £21 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £14 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Liverpool to Bolton tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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