There are 6 ways to get from Bolton to Old Trafford by train, tram, bus, taxi, car 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, line 7 tram  •  38 min

  1. 3 / ...

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Line 8 bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. 8

$6 - $7

Line 37 bus, line 250 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. 37
  2. 250 / ...

$7 - $8

Taxi  •  19 min

  1. 13.9 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  19 min

  1. 13.9 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  19 min

  1. 13.9 miles

$24 - $35

What companies run services between Bolton, England and Old Trafford, England?

First operates a bus from Bolton to Old Trafford every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $4 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Deansgate-Castlefield (Manchester Metrolink) to Exchange Quay (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Rossall Way (Shopping Centre)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Manchester City Centre, York St/Mosley St (Toni & Guy)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (Plaza) to Old Trafford, Wharfside Way/Matt Busby Way (Brick Warehouse)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bolton to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$24 - $35
uberASSIST
$24 - $35
uberACCESS
$24 - $35
uberEXEC
$35 - $55
uberXL
$40 - $60
Taxi from Bolton to Old Trafford
Ave. Duration
19 min
Estimated price
$50 - $65
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 Old Trafford is 16 km. The road distance is 22 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Old Trafford is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Bolton to Old Trafford is to taxi which takes 19 min and costs £35 - £50.

No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to Old Trafford. However, there are services departing from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) and arriving at MediaCityUK, The Quays/MediaCityUK (Bridge) via Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Hankinson Way (Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 19 min.

It takes approximately 38 min to get from Bolton to Old Trafford, including transfers.