There are 7 ways to get from Bolton to Manchester Arndale by train, bus, taxi, car, rideshare 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  •  27 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Manchester Victoria

$4 - $7

Cheapest option

Line 8 bus via Manchester City Centre, Deansgate/St. Mary's Gate (Hotel)  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate/St. Mary's Gate (Hotel) 8

$3 - $5

5 alternative options

Line 8 bus  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Manchester City Centre, Corporation St/Printworks 8

$3 - $5

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Manchester Arndale 15.4 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Manchester Arndale 15.4 miles

$3 - $5

Rideshare  •  44 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bolton to Manchester 14.3 miles

$23

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bolton to Manchester Arndale 15.4 miles

$27 - $40

What companies run services between Bolton, England and Manchester Arndale, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Manchester Arndale hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Bolton to Manchester Arndale every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Manchester City Centre, Deansgate/St. Mary's Gate (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Manchester City Centre, Corporation St/Printworks
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
First
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bolton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bolton to Manchester Arndale
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$27 - $40
ASSIST
$27 - $40
ACCESS
$28 - $40
uberEXEC
$40 - $60
uberXL
$50 - $70
Taxi from Bolton to Manchester Arndale
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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

How far is it from Bolton to Manchester Arndale?

The distance between Bolton and Manchester Arndale is 17 km. The road distance is 25 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bolton to Manchester Arndale?

The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Manchester Arndale is to line 8 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bolton to Manchester Arndale?

The quickest way to get from Bolton to Manchester Arndale is to taxi which takes 20 min and costs £40 - £55.

Is there a direct train between Bolton and Manchester Arndale?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Manchester Victoria. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bolton and Manchester Arndale?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) and arriving at Manchester City Centre, Deansgate/St. Mary's Gate (Hotel). Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

How long does it take to get from Bolton to Manchester Arndale?

The train from Bolton to Manchester Victoria takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.