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Duration 2h 13m
Distance 57.8 miles
Average price £35
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Pontefract and Bolton takes 2h 13m and the fastest train takes 2h 4m. There is a train service every few hours from Pontefract 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

  1. Pontefract Tanshelf
  2. Leeds
  3. Bolton
2h 8m
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£24 - £50

Pontefract to Bolton train times

Trains run hourly between Pontefract and Bolton. The earliest departure is at 14:47 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Pontefract is at 20:47 which arrives into Bolton at 23:13. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Pontefract to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Pontefract Tanshelf and arriving at Bolton via Leeds and Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Pontefract and Bolton is 47 miles. The road distance is 57.8 miles.

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

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Pontefract to Bolton train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Manchester Victoria station.

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What companies run services between Pontefract and Bolton?

You can take a train from Pontefract to Bolton via Leeds and Manchester Victoria in around 2h 8m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Pontefract Tanshelf to Leeds
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £14
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£8 - £10
Anytime Day 1st Class
£10 - £14
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28

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