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Duration 2h 7m
Distance 33.4 miles
Average price £31
Frequency 20/day

Trip overview

The average train between Runcorn and Bolton takes 2h 7m and the fastest train takes 1h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from Runcorn 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. Liverpool South Parkway
  2. Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Bolton
1h 27m
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£16 - £45

Runcorn to Bolton train times

Trains run hourly between Runcorn and Bolton. The earliest departure is at 16:57 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Runcorn is at 23:03 which arrives into Bolton at 07:36. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 7m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Runcorn to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Runcorn and arriving at Bolton via Liverpool South Parkway and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 27m.

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The distance between Runcorn and Bolton is 21 miles. The road distance is 33.4 miles.

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Runcorn to Bolton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool South Parkway station.

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

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You can take a train from Runcorn to Bolton via Liverpool South Parkway and Manchester Oxford Road in around 1h 27m.
Train operators
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Bolton
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£4 - £7

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