There are 5 ways to get from Bolton to Blackpool by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Blackpool North

$12 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolton to Blackpool National Express

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Line 125 bus, line 68 bus  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton, Claremont Church (Salvation Army) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) 125
  2. Take the line 68 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4) to Promenade, West Street (Blackpool Tower) 68

$8 - $12

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Blackpool 39.9 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Blackpool 39.9 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Blackpool is to line 125 bus and line 68 bus which costs £6 - £10 and takes 3 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolton to Blackpool is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 44 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Blackpool is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.9 miles.

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The train from Bolton to Blackpool North takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bolton and arriving at Blackpool. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Blackpool North. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 30.1 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

What companies run services between Bolton, England and Blackpool, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Blackpool hourly. Tickets cost $12 - $19 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bolton to Blackpool twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton, Claremont Church (Salvation Army) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29)
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4) to Promenade, West Street (Blackpool Tower)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bolton to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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