There are 5 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Bolton by bus, train, 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

Bus, train  •  48 min

  1. Take the bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse) 111 / ...
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Bolton

$7 - $9

Cheapest option

Line 111 bus, line 37 bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the line 111 bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel) 111
  2. Take the line 37 bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Bolton Interchange 37

$6 - $7

3 alternative options

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Greater Manchester to Bolton 17 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Bolton 17 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Greater Manchester to Bolton 17 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bolton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Bolton is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 22 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Bolton is 12 miles. The road distance is 17 miles.

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It takes approximately 48 min to get from Greater Manchester to Bolton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Moss Side, Horton Rd and arriving at Bolton Interchange via Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Bolton, England?

You can take a bus from Greater Manchester to Bolton via Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel) and Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel in around 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Maine Rd (School) to Manchester City Centre, Hulme St (The Dancehouse)
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Moss Side, Horton Rd to Manchester City Centre, Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Manchester Community Transport
Phone
0161 946 9255
Email
info@manct.org
Website
manct.org
Bus from Moss Side, Claremont Rd to Manchester City Centre, Gt Bridgewater St (Palace Theatre)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
manct.org
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Greater Manchester to Bolton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
uberACCESS
$29 - $45
uberX
$30 - $50
uberASSIST
$30 - $50
uberEXEC
$40 - $60
uberXL
$45 - $70
Taxi from Greater Manchester to Bolton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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

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