There are 6 ways to get from Oldham to Bolton by tram, train, bus, 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

Line 5 tram, train  •  1 h

  1. 5

$8 - $12

Cheapest option

Line 409 bus, line 471 bus  •  1 h 39 min

  1. 409
  2. 471

$6 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 5 tram, line 8 bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. 5
  2. 8

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. 17.7 miles

$65 - $80

Drive  •  22 min

  1. 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  22 min

  1. 17.7 miles

$29 - $45

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

You can take a bus from Oldham to Bolton via Rochdale Interchange in around 1 h 39 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Coldhurst, Rochdale Rd/Belmont St (Flats) to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Oldham to Bolton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$29 - $45
uberASSIST
$29 - $45
uberACCESS
$30 - $45
uberEXEC
$45 - $65
uberXL
$50 - $75
Taxi from Oldham to Bolton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Oldham and Bolton is 21 km. The road distance is 28 km.

The cheapest way to get from Oldham to Bolton is to drive which costs £2 - £5 and takes 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Oldham to Bolton is to taxi which takes 22 min and costs £50 - £60.

No, there is no direct bus from Oldham to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Coldhurst, Rochdale Rd/Belmont St (Flats) and arriving at Bolton, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) via Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 39 min.

It takes approximately 1 h to get from Oldham to Bolton, including transfers.