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  •  57 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Bolton

$7 - $11

Cheapest option

Line 409 bus, line 471 bus  •  1 h 34 min

  1. Take the line 409 bus from Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) to Rochdale Interchange 409
  2. Take the line 471 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Bolton Interchange 471

$6 - $7

4 alternative options

Line 5 tram, line 8 bus  •  1 h 26 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Manchester City Centre, Victoria Stn Approach (Opp Victoria St) to Bolton Interchange 8

$6 - $9

Taxi  •  22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oldham to Bolton 17.7 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  22 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Bolton 17.7 miles

$3 - $6

Uber  •  22 min

  1. Take an Uber from Oldham to Bolton 17.7 miles

$35 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oldham to Bolton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 22 min.

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

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The distance between Oldham and Bolton is 13 miles. The road distance is 17.7 miles.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Oldham to Bolton, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oldham to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) and arriving at Bolton Interchange via Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 34 min.

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Map of how to get from Oldham to Bolton.
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  • Distance: 13.3 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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 34 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 10 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 Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
First
Bus from Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
First
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 5 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
$35 - $50
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$30 - $45
UberX
$35 - $50
Assist
$35 - $50
Exec
$40 - $60
UberXL
$50 - $70
Taxi from Oldham to Bolton
Ave. Duration
22 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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