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There are 6 ways to get from Euston Station to Bolton by train, bus, car, subway or plane

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Train  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

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Bus  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

4 alternative options

Train via Sheffield  •  4h

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
  2. Take the train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly

Drive  •  3h 32m

  1. Drive from Euston Station to Bolton 210.9 miles

Subway to London Heathrow, fly  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the subway from Euston Square station to Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

Train to Southampton, fly  •  4h 50m

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN

Euston Station to Bolton by train

The train journey time between Euston Station and Bolton is around 2h 48m and covers a distance of around 195 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest train normally takes 2h 29m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, Northern Rail and TransPennine Express Service, the Euston Station to Bolton train service departs from London Euston and arrives in Bolton. Typically 213 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 28m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
2h 48m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
2h 29m
Train distance:
195 miles
Trains per week:
213
Cheapest price:
£75
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:16
Last train departs at:
22:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Euston Station to Bolton train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Euston Station to Bolton is to bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Euston Station to Bolton is to train which costs £70 - £250 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Euston Station to Bolton. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Bolton via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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The distance between Euston Station and Bolton is 173 miles. The road distance is 210.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Euston Station to Bolton without a car is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs £70 - £250.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Euston Station to Bolton, including transfers.

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Euston Station to Bolton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from Euston Station to Bolton is to train which takes 2h 40m and costs £70 - £250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £15 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Euston Station to Bolton train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, arrive at Manchester Piccadilly station.

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Map of how to get from Euston Station to Bolton.
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  • Distance: 172.8 miles
  • Duration: 2h 40m

What companies run services between Euston Station, England and Bolton, England?

Avanti West Coast operates a train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £65 - £240 and the journey takes 2h 9m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St every 4 hours. Tickets cost £8 - £12 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Eastern Airways
Website
easternairways.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £240
Blue Islands Limited
Website
blueislands.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Train operators
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Sheffield
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£35 - £60
Off-Peak Single
£65 - £95
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£75 - £110
Train from Sheffield to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£9 - £23
Off-Peak Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£21 - £35
TransPennine Express Service
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

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Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Euston Square station to Paddington
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Finchley Road Station to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Euston Station to Bolton is 211 miles. It takes approximately 3h 32m to drive from Euston Station to Bolton.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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