There are 4 ways to get from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3h 36m

  1. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle

£50 - £74

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Line 36 bus, bus  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the line 36 bus from Bolton Interchange to Piccadilly Gardens 36 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard National Express

£9 - £13

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Line 8 bus, bus  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton, Shiffnall Street to Shudehill Interchange 8
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street M36

£20 - £33

Drive  •  2h 29m

  1. Drive from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) 149.2 miles

£24 - £35

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The cheapest way to get from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) is to line 36 bus and bus which costs £8 - £13 and takes 6h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) is to drive which costs £24 - £35 and takes 2h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre). However, there are services departing from Bolton Interchange and arriving at Metrocentre Interchange via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 19m.

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The distance between Bolton and MetroCentre (shopping centre) is 100 miles. The road distance is 149.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) without a car is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs £50 - £75.

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It takes approximately 3h 36m to get from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre), including transfers.

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Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) bus services, operated by Diamond, depart from Bolton Interchange station.

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The best way to get from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) is to train which takes 3h 36m and costs £50 - £75. Alternatively, you can line 36 bus and bus, which costs £8 - £13 and takes 6h 19m.

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Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) is 149 miles. It takes approximately 2h 29m to drive from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre).

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Map of how to get from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre).
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  • Distance: 100.4 miles
  • Duration: 3h 36m

What companies run services between Bolton, England and MetroCentre (shopping centre), England?

TransPennine Express operates a train from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) hourly. Tickets cost £45 - £65 and the journey takes 2h 18m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to MetroCentre (shopping centre) via Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard, Newcastle upon Tyne, Central Stn Neville St, and Metrocentre Interchange in around 6h 19m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£18 - £27
Off-Peak Day Single
£30 - £45
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £65
Bus operators
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Piccadilly Gardens
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
Diamond
Bus from Bolton, Shiffnall Street to Shudehill Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Diamond
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Newcastle upon Tyne, St James Boulevard
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£7 - £10
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National Express
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Shudehill Interchange to Newcastle upon Tyne, John Dobson Street
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£18 - £35
Website
Megabus UK

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