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There are 6 ways to get from Bolton to Sale by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Recommended option

Train, line 263 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the line 263 bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to Sale, Ashfield Road 263

$6 - $10

Cheapest option

Line 8 bus, line 263 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton Interchange to Shudehill Interchange 8
  2. Take the line 263 bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Sale, Marks and Spencer 263

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham

$8 - $13

Taxi  •  18 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Sale 15.1 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  18 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Sale 15.1 miles

$3 - $5

Uber  •  18 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bolton to Sale 15.1 miles

$30 - $45

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The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Sale is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolton to Sale is to taxi which costs £40 - £55 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to Sale. However, there are services departing from Bolton Interchange and arriving at Sale, Marks and Spencer via Piccadilly Gardens. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolton to Sale. However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Altrincham via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Sale is 12 miles. The road distance is 15.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Sale without a car is to train and line 263 bus which takes 1 h 1 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Bolton to Sale, including transfers.

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

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Bolton to Sale train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bolton station.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Sale is to train which takes 1 h 29 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 8 bus and line 263 bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Sale.
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  • Distance: 11.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Bolton to Sale via Manchester Piccadilly in around 1 h 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to Sale via Shudehill Interchange and Piccadilly Gardens in around 2 h 5 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Altrincham
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Oxford Rd Stn to Sale, Ashfield Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens to Sale, Marks and Spencer
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bolton to Sale
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$26 - $40
UberX
$30 - $45
Assist
$30 - $45
Exec
$40 - $55
UberXL
$45 - $65
Taxi from Bolton to Sale
Ave. Duration
18 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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Bolton to Sale bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Sale, Marks and Spencer station.

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Bolton to Sale train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Altrincham station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to Sale is 15 miles. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Bolton to Sale.

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