There are 5 ways to get from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  49 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Garswood

$5 - $8

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Line 559 bus  •  59 min

  1. Take the line 559 bus from Gilnow, University of Bolton to Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (House 45) 559

$6

Bus, line 320 bus  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolton, Knowsley Street (Market Place) to Wigan, Market Hall 575 / ...
  2. Take the line 320 bus from Wigan, Market Hall to Ashton In Makerfield, St Thomas Church 320

$8 - $9

Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield 15.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gilnow, University of Bolton and arriving at Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (House 45). Services depart hourly, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield. However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Garswood via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Ashton-in-Makerfield is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield without a car is to train which takes 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield, including transfers.

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Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield bus services, operated by Cumfy Bus, depart from Gilnow, University of Bolton station.

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Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bolton station.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield is to train which takes 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 559 bus, which costs and takes 59 min.

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Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield bus services, operated by Cumfy Bus, arrive at Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (House 45) station.

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Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Garswood station.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield.
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  • Distance: 11.3 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

What companies run services between Bolton, England and Ashton-in-Makerfield, England?

You can take a train from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield via Wigan North Western in around 49 min. Alternatively, Cumfy Bus operates a bus from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield hourly. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Garswood
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Cumfy Bus
Bus from Gilnow, University of Bolton to Ashton In Makerfield, Ashton Town Centre (House 45)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bolton, Knowsley Street (Market Place) to Wigan, Market Hall
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Bolton, Knowsley Street (Market Place) to Wigan, Morrisons (Market Hall)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Market Hall to Ashton In Makerfield, St Thomas Church
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
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
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield is 15 miles. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Bolton to Ashton-in-Makerfield.

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