There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton by plane, train, subway, 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 London Heathrow to Manchester  •  2 h 18 min

  1. LHR - MAN

$72 - $253

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 55 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. National Express

$33 - $40

5 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. LHR - LBA

$82 - $211

Train, Tube, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  5 h 15 min

  1. SEN - MAN

$120 - $389

Train  •  3 h 28 min

$144 - $219

Bus, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. OXF|the airline

$88 - $143

Drive  •  3 h 26 min

  1. 209.8 miles

$45 - $65

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 $110 - $170 and the journey takes 2 h 3 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
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
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
$18 - $25
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $25
London Underground (Tube)
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Lancaster Gate Underground Station to Liverpool Street Underground Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
tfl.gov.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London to Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Bolton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
oxfordbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Bolton is 270 km. The road distance is 336 km.

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.

The quickest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton is to fly which takes 2 h 18 min and costs £50 - £190.

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

It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Bolton, including transfers.