There are 6 ways to get from St Helens to Bolton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  58 min

  1. Take the train from St Helens Central to Wigan North Western
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Bolton

$7 - $10

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Line 34 bus, bus  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the line 34 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Leigh Bus Station 34
  2. Take the bus from Leigh Bus Station to Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark) 582 / ...

$5 - $9

4 alternative options

Line 320 bus, line 575 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 320 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Market Hall 320
  2. Take the line 575 bus from Wigan, Market Hall to Bolton, Duke Street (House 72) 575

$10 - $11

Line 352 bus, line 540 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 352 bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway) 352
  2. Take the line 540 bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark) 540

$9 - $10

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Helens to Bolton 19.2 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from St Helens to Bolton 19.2 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from St Helens to Bolton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Helens to Bolton is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Helens station to Bolton. However, there are services departing from St Helens Bus Station and arriving at Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark) via Leigh Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Helens to Bolton. However, there are services departing from St Helens Central and arriving at Bolton via Wigan North Western. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 58 min.

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The distance between St Helens and Bolton is 15 miles. The road distance is 19.2 miles.

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The best way to get from St Helens to Bolton without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs £4 - £8.

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It takes approximately 58 min to get from St Helens to Bolton, including transfers.

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St Helens to Bolton bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, arrive at St Helens Bus Station.

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Map of how to get from St Helens to Bolton.
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  • Distance: 15.5 miles
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between St Helens, England and Bolton, England?

You can take a train from St Helens to Bolton via Wigan North Western in around 58 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Helens to Bolton via Leigh Bus Station in around 1 h 29 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from St Helens Central to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Bolton
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Market Hall
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from St Helens Bus Station to Wigan, Wallgate Stn (Takeaway)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Cumfy Bus
Bus from Leigh Bus Station to Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Tyrer & Sons
Phone
01204 322 808
Email
sales@tyrerscoaches.co.uk
Website
tyrerscoaches.co.uk
Bus from Leigh Bus Station to Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
tyrerscoaches.co.uk
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Market Hall to Bolton, Duke Street (House 72)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan, Wallgate to Bolton, Great Moor Street (Carpark)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from St Helens to Bolton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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