Duration 4h 30m
Distance 294.6 miles
Average price £190
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Dover and Bolton takes 4h 30m and the fastest train takes 3h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Dover 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.


  1. Dover Priory
  2. London Euston
  3. Bolton
4h 10m
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£105 - £310

Dover to Bolton train times

Trains run every four hours between Dover and Bolton. The earliest departure is at 19:49 in the evening, and the last departure from Dover is at 22:49 which arrives into Bolton at 08:50. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 30m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Dover to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Bolton via London Euston and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 10m.

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The distance between Dover and Bolton is 233 miles. The road distance is 294.6 miles.

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Dover to Bolton train services, operated by Southeastern, depart from Dover Priory station.

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

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