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Duration 4h 23m
Distance 270 miles
Average price £220
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Brighton and Bolton takes 4h 23m and the fastest train takes 3h 55m. There is an hourly train service from Brighton to Bolton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via London

  1. Brighton
  2. London Euston
  3. Bolton
4h 1m
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£86 - £293

Brighton to Bolton train times

Trains run hourly between Brighton and Bolton. The earliest departure is at 08:42 in the morning, and the last departure from Brighton is at 23:13 which arrives into Bolton at 08:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 23m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Departing Thursday, September 24, 2020

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Brighton to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Brighton and arriving at Bolton via Victoria station, London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Brighton and Bolton is 215 miles. The road distance is 270 miles.

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Brighton to Bolton train services, operated by Gatwick Express, depart from Brighton station.

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Brighton to Bolton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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