There are 6 ways to get from Bolton to Oldham 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 5 tram  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 471 bus, line 409 bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 471 bus from Bolton Interchange to Rochdale Interchange 471
  2. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) 409

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Line 8 bus, line 5 tram  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton Interchange to Manchester City Centre, Victoria Station (Urbis) 8
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Oldham 18.3 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Oldham 18.3 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bolton to Oldham 18.3 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Bolton Interchange and arriving at Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) via Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Oldham is 13 miles. The road distance is 18.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Oldham without a car is to train and line 5 tram which takes 50 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Bolton to Oldham, including transfers.

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Bolton to Oldham bus services, operated by First, depart from Bolton Interchange station.

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Bolton to Oldham bus services, operated by First, arrive at Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to Oldham is 18 miles. It takes approximately 22 min to drive from Bolton to Oldham.

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There are 837+ hotels available in Oldham. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Oldham.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Bolton to Oldham via Rochdale Interchange in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Manchester City Centre, Victoria Station (Urbis)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bolton to Oldham
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $55
Assist
$35 - $55
Exec
$45 - $65
UberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Bolton to Oldham
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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