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

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  •  19 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Wigan North Western

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus  •  51 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) to Scholes, Wellington St (House 55) 575 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Wigan 10.7 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Wigan 10.7 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Bolton to Wigan 10.7 miles

$22 - $35

Walk  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Walk from Bolton to Wigan 11.3 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) and arriving at Scholes, Wellington St (House 55). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Wigan North Western. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 19 min.

More details

The distance between Bolton and Wigan is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.7 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Bolton to Wigan without a car is to train which takes 19 min and costs .

More details

The train from Bolton to Wigan North Western takes 19 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Bolton to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Bolton to Wigan is to train which takes 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 51 min.

Mode details

Bolton to Wigan bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Scholes, Wellington St (House 55) station.

More details

Bolton to Wigan train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Wigan North Western station.

More details

Map of how to get from Bolton to Wigan.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 19 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Wigan hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 19 min. Alternatively, Arriva North West operates a bus from Bolton to Wigan every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 51 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Bolton, Ruth Street (Takeaway) to Scholes, Wellington St (House 55)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Gilnow, College Way (Labour Club) to Wigan, Wallgate (Waverleys)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Gilnow, University of Bolton (Bolton College) to Scholes, Wellington St (House 55)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Bolton to Wigan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$19 - $28
UberX
$22 - $35
Assist
$22 - $35
Exec
$29 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
Taxi from Bolton to Wigan
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to Wigan is 11 miles. It takes approximately 20 min to drive from Bolton to Wigan.

Get driving directions

Book your Bolton to Wigan train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

There are 201+ hotels available in Wigan. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

More details