Duration 1h 2m
Distance 19.2 miles
Average price £9
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between St Helens and Bolton takes 1h 2m and the fastest train takes 40 min. There is an hourly train service from St Helens 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 • 59 min

  1. St Helens Central
  2. Wigan Wallgate
  3. Bolton
59 min
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£6 - £11

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No, there is no direct train from St Helens to Bolton. However, there are services departing from St Helens Central and arriving at Bolton via Wigan Wallgate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 59 min.

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The distance between St Helens and Bolton is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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St Helens to Bolton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from St Helens Central station.

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

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There are 1063+ hotels available in Bolton. Prices start at £75 per night.

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You can take a train from St Helens to Bolton via Wigan North Western and Wigan Wallgate in around 59 min.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
18 min
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £6
Ave. Duration
16 min
Twice daily
Estimated price
£3 - £5

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