There are 7 ways to get from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) by train, 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  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Salford Crescent

$3 - $6

6 alternative options

Line 8 bus, bus  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Rossall Way (Shopping Centre) 8
  2. Take the bus from Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Hankinson Way (Car Park) to Salford Quays, The Quays/Ontario Basin (Tram Line) 53 / ...

$5 - $8

Line 2 bus  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the line 2 bus from Bolton, Thynne Street/Bridgeman Street (Car Wash) to Eccles, Regent St/Eccles Interchange (Metrolink) 2

$6 - $9

Line 37 bus, bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 37 bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Swinton, Chorley Rd/Swinton Civic Ctr (Lancastrian Hal) 37
  2. Take the bus from Swinton, Chorley Rd/Swinton Civic Ctr (Royal Bnk Scot) to Salford Quays, Trafford Rd/Exchange Quay 79 / ...

$8

Taxi  •  16 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) 13.7 miles

$50 - $65

Drive  •  16 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) 13.7 miles

$2 - $5

Uber  •  16 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) 13.7 miles

$25 - $35

What companies run services between Bolton, England and Salford Quays (Station), England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 11 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) via Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Rossall Way (Shopping Centre), Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Hankinson Way (Car Park), and Salford Quays, The Quays/Ontario Basin (Tram Line) in around 1 h 11 min.

Train operators
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 Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Hankinson Way (Car Park) to Salford Quays, The Quays/Ontario Basin (Tram Line)
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bolton, Thynne Street/Bridgeman Street (Car Wash) to Eccles, Regent St/Eccles Interchange (Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) to Swinton, Chorley Rd/Swinton Civic Ctr (Lancastrian Hal)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Hankinson Way (Car Park) to Salford Quays, The Quays/Ontario Basin (Tram Line)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Swinton, Chorley Rd/Swinton Civic Ctr (Royal Bnk Scot) to Salford Quays, Trafford Rd/Exchange Quay
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Hankinson Way (Car Park) to Salford Quays, The Quays/Ontario Basin (Car Park)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Swinton, Partington Ln/Swinton Church (Town Hall) to Salford Quays, Ordsall Ln/Trafford Rd (Offices)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station)
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$25 - $35
uberASSIST
$24 - $35
uberACCESS
$25 - $35
uberEXEC
$40 - $55
uberXL
$45 - $65
Taxi from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station)
Ave. Duration
16 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

How far is it from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station)?

The distance between Bolton and Salford Quays (Station) is 16 km. The road distance is 22 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station)?

The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station)?

The quickest way to get from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station) is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs £35 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Bolton and Salford Quays (Station)?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Salford Crescent. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 11 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bolton and Salford Quays (Station)?

No, there is no direct bus from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station). However, there are services departing from Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) and arriving at Salford Quays, The Quays/Ontario Basin (Tram Line) via Pendleton, Salford Shopping Ctr/Hankinson Way (Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 11 min.

How long does it take to get from Bolton to Salford Quays (Station)?

The train from Bolton to Salford Crescent takes 11 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.