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Duration 1h 41m
Distance 58 miles
Average price £25
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Sheffield and Bolton takes 1h 41m and the fastest train takes 1h 24m. There is an hourly train service from Sheffield 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. Sheffield
  2. Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Bolton
1h 21m
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£18 - £36

Sheffield to Bolton train times

Trains run hourly between Sheffield and Bolton. The earliest departure is at 19:42 in the evening, and the last departure from Sheffield is at 23:27 which arrives into Bolton at 05:22. All services require a transfer at Manchester Piccadilly and take an average of 1h 41m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Sheffield to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Sheffield and arriving at Bolton via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 21m.

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The distance between Sheffield and Bolton is 42 miles. The road distance is 58 miles.

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Sheffield to Bolton train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Sheffield station.

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

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You can take a train from Sheffield to Bolton via Manchester Piccadilly in around 1h 21m.
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bolton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£3 - £6
Off-Peak Day Single
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£4 - £6
Northern Rail
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£16 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£20 - £28
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Bolton
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £9
East Midlands Railways
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £11
Off-Peak Single
£15 - £24
Anytime Day Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Single
£21 - £35

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