There are 3 ways to get from Nottingham to Bolton by 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

Train  •  2 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly

$44 - $62

Cheapest option

Bus, line 36 bus  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station Transpeak / ...
  2. Take the line 36 bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark) 36

$14 - $15

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Nottingham to Bolton 98.2 miles

$21 - $35

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The cheapest way to get from Nottingham to Bolton is to bus and line 36 bus which costs £10 - £12 and takes 5 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nottingham to Bolton is to drive which costs £16 - £24 and takes 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Nottingham and Bolton is 69 miles. The road distance is 98.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 2 h 26 min to get from Nottingham to Bolton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nottingham to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Nottingham, Upper Parliament Street (West End Arcade) and arriving at Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark) via Derby, Bus Station and Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nottingham to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Nottingham and arriving at Bolton via Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Nottingham, England and Bolton, England?

East Midlands Trains operates a train from Nottingham to Bolton hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nottingham to Bolton via Derby, Bus Station, Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station, and Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel in around 5 h 53 min.

Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Bus operators
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Derby, Bus Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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