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 - $6

Cheapest option

Line 8 bus  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton Interchange to Manchester City Centre, St. Mary's Gate (Hotel) 8

$3 - $4

5 alternative options

Line 8 bus via Shudehill Interchange  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton Interchange to Shudehill Interchange 8

$3 - $4

Taxi  •  20 min

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

$55 - $70

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

$21

Uber  •  20 min

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

$30 - $45

Questions & Answers

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.

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

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The distance between Bolton and Manchester Arndale is 11 miles. The road distance is 15.4 miles.

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The train from Bolton to Manchester Victoria takes 18 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bolton Interchange and arriving at Manchester City Centre, St. Mary's Gate (Hotel). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 59 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Manchester Victoria. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Bolton to Manchester Arndale bus services, operated by First, depart from Bolton station.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Manchester Arndale.
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  • Distance: 10.5 miles
  • Duration: 27 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Manchester Arndale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, First operates a bus from Bolton to Manchester Arndale every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 59 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Manchester City Centre, St. Mary's Gate (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bolton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
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
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$26 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
Assist
$30 - $45
Exec
$35 - $55
UberXL
$45 - $65
Taxi from Bolton to Manchester Arndale
Ave. Duration
20 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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