There are 6 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly to Manchester  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN

$72 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway 230 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Bolton National Express

$33 - $40

4 alternative options

Fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria

$81 - $211

Train  •  3 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly

$133 - $218

Bus, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) OXF|the airline
  2. Take the train from Oxford to Manchester Piccadilly

$88 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton 209.8 miles

$45 - $65

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 5 h 55 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton is to fly which costs £50 - £200 and takes 2 h 22 min.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Central Bus Station and arriving at Bolton via Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

More details

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bolton is 169 miles. The road distance is 209.8 miles.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 27 min and costs £100 - £170.

More details

It takes approximately 2 h 22 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton, including transfers.

More details

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Heathrow Central Bus Station.

More details

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton is to fly which takes 2 h 22 min and costs £50 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £100 - £170 and takes 3 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 5 h 55 min.

Mode details

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

Search flights

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bolton station.

More details

Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 169 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 22 min

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Bolton, England?

British Airways flies from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton every 4 hours. Alternatively, Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 4 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$17 - $25
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Oxford Bus Company
Phone
+44 1865 785400
Email
info@oxfordbus.co.uk
Website
oxfordbus.co.uk
Bus from Heathrow Central Bus Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk
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 Heathrow Central Bus Station to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Bolton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.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 London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton is 210 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

There are 696+ hotels available in Bolton. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

More details