There are 4 ways to get from Bolton to Garstang by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 42 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Poulton-le-Fylde
  2. Take the line 42 bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Garstang, Park Hill Road 42

$18 - $23

Cheapest option

Line 125 bus, line 40 bus  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) 125
  2. Take the line 40 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Garstang, Park Hill Road 40 / ...

$14

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Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Garstang 32.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Garstang 32.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Garstang is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolton to Garstang is to taxi which costs £90 - £110 and takes 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to Garstang. However, there are services departing from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) and arriving at Garstang, Park Hill Road via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 33 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Garstang is 26 miles. The road distance is 32.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Garstang without a car is to train and line 42 bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs £13 - £18.

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Bolton to Garstang, including transfers.

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Bolton to Garstang bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) station.

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Bolton to Garstang bus services, operated by Stagecoach Lancaster, arrive at Garstang, Park Hill Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to Garstang is 33 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Bolton to Garstang.

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There are 1027+ hotels available in Garstang. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Garstang.
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  • Distance: 26.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Bolton to Garstang via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29) and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) in around 2 h 33 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Lancaster
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Poulton-le-Fylde, Booths (Teanlowe Centre) to Garstang, Park Hill Road
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 2) to Garstang, Park Hill Road
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 29)
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bolton to Garstang
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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