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Duration 4h 6m
Distance 210.5 miles
Average price £80
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Milngavie and Bolton takes 4h 6m and the fastest train takes 3h 21m. There is a train service every few hours from Milngavie 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. Glasgow Central
  2. Bolton
3h 49m
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£63 - £270

Milngavie to Bolton train times

Trains run hourly between Milngavie and Bolton. The earliest departure is at 11:10 in the morning, and the last departure from Milngavie is at 23:14 which arrives into Bolton at 07:31. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Milngavie to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Milngavie and arriving at Bolton via Glasgow Central and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 49m.

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The distance between Milngavie and Bolton is 180 miles. The road distance is 210.5 miles.

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Milngavie to Bolton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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Milngavie to Bolton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Preston station.

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There are 938+ hotels available in Bolton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Milngavie and Bolton?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from Glasgow Central to Preston hourly. Tickets cost £70 - £250 and the journey takes 2h 16m. TransPennine Express also services this route every 2 hours.
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