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

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  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Blackpool North

$13 - $20

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 9 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton, St. Georges Road/Claremont Church (Salvation Army) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 125
  2. Take the line 68 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 44) to Promenade, West Street (Blackpool Tower) 68

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Blackpool 39.9 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Blackpool 39.9 miles

$8 - $13

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Blackpool hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 57 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, St. Georges Road/Claremont Church (Salvation Army) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 44) to Promenade, West Street (Blackpool Tower)
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bolton to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bolton and Blackpool is 48 km. The road distance is 64 km.

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 9 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Blackpool North. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 57 min.

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.

The train from Bolton to Blackpool North takes 57 min including transfers and departs hourly.