There are 8 ways to get from Altrincham Station to Bolton by train, tram, bus, taxi, car or towncar

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Altrincham to Bolton

$9 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 2 tram, line 36 bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Bolton, Blackhorse Street/Great Moor Street (Carpark) 36

$7 - $10

6 alternative options

Line 2 tram, train  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the line 2 tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink) 2 / ...
  2. Take the train from Deansgate to Bolton

$8 - $12

Line 18 bus, line 2 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 18 bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station 18
  2. Take the line 2 bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton, Blackhorse Street/Great Moor Street (Carpark) 2

$8 - $9

Line 1 tram, line 480 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 1 tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Bury (Manchester Metrolink) 1
  2. Take the line 480 bus from Bury Interchange to Black Horse St/Bus Station 480

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Altrincham Station to Bolton 18.3 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  25 min

  1. Drive from Altrincham Station to Bolton 18.3 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  25 min

  1. Take an Uber from Altrincham Station to Bolton 18.3 miles

$30 - $45

What companies run services between Altrincham Station, England and Bolton, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Altrincham Station to Bolton 6 times a week. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Altrincham Station to Bolton via intu Trafford Centre Bus Station in around 1 h 56 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Altrincham to Bolton
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Deansgate to Bolton
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Altrincham (Manchester Metrolink) to Bury (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Bolton, Blackhorse Street/Great Moor Street (Carpark)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from intu Trafford Centre Bus Station to Bolton, Blackhorse Street/Great Moor Street (Carpark)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Altrincham Interchange to intu Trafford Centre Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Bury Interchange to Black Horse St/Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Altrincham Station to Bolton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$30 - $45
uberASSIST
$30 - $45
uberACCESS
$30 - $50
uberEXEC
$50 - $70
uberXL
$55 - $80
Taxi from Altrincham Station to Bolton
Ave. Duration
25 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Altrincham Station to Bolton?

The distance between Altrincham Station and Bolton is 22 km. The road distance is 29 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Altrincham Station to Bolton?

The cheapest way to get from Altrincham Station to Bolton is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Altrincham Station to Bolton?

The quickest way to get from Altrincham Station to Bolton is to taxi which takes 25 min and costs £50 - £65.

Is there a direct train between Altrincham Station and Bolton?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Altrincham and arriving at Bolton. Services depart six times a week. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

Is there a direct bus between Altrincham Station and Bolton?

No, there is no direct bus from Altrincham Station to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Altrincham Interchange and arriving at Bolton, Blackhorse Street/Great Moor Street (Carpark) via intu Trafford Centre Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 56 min.

How long does it take to get from Altrincham Station to Bolton?

The train from Altrincham to Bolton takes 50 min including transfers and departs six times a week.