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There are 6 ways to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton by train, bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1h 33m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Bolton

£14 - £32

Cheapest option

Line 89 bus, line 320 bus, bus  •  3h 22m

  1. Take the line 89 bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport to St Helens, Hall Street 89
  2. Take the line 320 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan Bus Station 320 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Wigan Bus Station to Bolton, Claremont Church 575

£7 - £12

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Line 89 bus, line 320 bus, line 7 bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the line 89 bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport to St Helens, Hall Street 89
  2. Take the line 320 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan Bus Station 320 / ...
  3. Take the line 7 bus from Wigan Bus Station to Bolton, Great Moor Street 7

£8 - £13

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton 35.7 miles

£75 - £90

Drive  •  39 min

  1. Drive from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton 35.7 miles

£5 - £8

Towncar  •  39 min

  1. Take a town car from Liverpool Airport to Bolton 35.7 miles

£90 - £130

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport and arriving at Bolton, Claremont Church via St Helens Bus Station and Wigan Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) and Bolton is 24 miles. The road distance is 35.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton without a car is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £14 - £35.

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It takes approximately 1h 33m to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton, including transfers.

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Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton is to train which takes 1h 33m and costs £14 - £35. Alternatively, you can line 89 bus and line 320 bus and bus, which costs £7 - £13 and takes 3h 22m.

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Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton bus services, operated by Arriva North West, arrive at Bolton, Claremont Church station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton is 36 miles. It takes approximately 39 min to drive from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton.
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  • Distance: 24.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 33m

What companies run services between Liverpool Airport (LPL), England and Bolton, England?

You can take a train from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton via Garston, Liverpool South Parkway, Liverpool South Parkway, and Manchester Oxford Road in around 1h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton via St Helens, Hall Street, St Helens Bus Station, and Wigan Bus Station in around 3h 22m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£11 - £20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£11 - £15
Anytime Day 1st Class
£14 - £20
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Bolton
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£4 - £7
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool South Parkway to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£15 - £23
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £19
Off-Peak Single
£11 - £17
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£15 - £23
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Bolton
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£2 - £5
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£1 - £2
Off-Peak Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £5
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Speke, Liverpool John Lennon Airport to St Helens, Hall Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan Bus Station
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan Bus Station to Bolton, Claremont Church
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Arriva North West
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan Bus Station to Bolton, Claremont Church
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Diamond
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan Bus Station to Bolton, Great Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Stagecoach Manchester
Other operators
Taxi from Liverpool Airport (LPL) to Bolton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
£75 - £90
Circle Cabs
Phone
+44 151 355 9990
Website
circlecabs.co.uk
A2Bcabs Ellesmere Port
Phone
+44 151 321 2242
Hooton Station Taxis
Phone
+44 151 339 6767
District Taxis
Phone
+44 1928 733 733
Website
districttaxisfrodsham.co.uk
Apec Taxis
Phone
+44 1928 575 757
Website
apectaxis.com
ABC Taxis Runcorn
Phone
+44 1928 577 777
Key Cars
Phone
+44 151424 3666
Halton Taxis
Phone
+44 151 424 1234
Website
haltontaxis.co.uk
Taxi-One
Phone
+44 793 907 6842
Website
taxi-one.co.uk
Taxi Traders Northwest
Phone
+44 151 260 6000
Radio Cars Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 321 3333
Website
radiocarsliverpool.com
Liverpool City Region Taxis
Phone
+44 151 345 6050
Delta Taxis
Phone
+44 151 922 7373
Website
deltataxis.net
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab.co.uk
Alpha Taxis
Phone
+44 151 722 8888
Website
alphataxis.co.uk
Hackney Direct
Phone
+44 151 645 8080
Website
hackneydirect.com
Ace Cabs Direct
Phone
+44 151 601 3535
Jayride
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Liverpool Airport to Bolton
Estimated price
£90 - £130

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