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Duration 41 min
Distance 23.5 miles
Average price £11
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Handforth and Bolton takes 41 min and the fastest train takes 38 min. There is a train service every few hours from Handforth 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. Handforth
  2. Bolton
40 min
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£9 - £16

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Handforth and arriving at Bolton. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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The distance between Handforth and Bolton is 19 miles. The road distance is 23.5 miles.

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Handforth to Bolton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Handforth station.

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Handforth to Bolton train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Bolton station.

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What companies run services between Handforth and Bolton?

Northern Rail operates a train from Handforth to Bolton hourly. Tickets cost £9 - £16 and the journey takes 40 min.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
£9 - £16

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