There are 6 ways to get from Wigan to Bolton by train, bus, taxi, car, towncar or foot

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  •  18 min

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus  •  48 min

  1. 575 / ...

$7

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  20 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  20 min

  1. 10.5 miles

$19 - $28

Walk  •  3 h 36 min

  1. 11.3 miles

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Wigan to Bolton hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 18 min. Alternatively, Arriva North West operates a bus from Wigan to Bolton every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 48 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, Crompton St/River Way to Bolton, St. Georges Road/Duke Street (House 72)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Higher Ince, Darlington St East/Spring St to Gilnow, Deane Road/College Way (Letting Agent)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Scholes/Vauxhall Rd to Gilnow, Deane Road/College Way (Letting Agent)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Other operators
Uber Manchester
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Wigan to Bolton
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$19 - $28
uberASSIST
$19 - $27
uberACCESS
$19 - $27
uberEXEC
$30 - $45
uberXL
$35 - $50
Taxi from Wigan to Bolton
Ave. Duration
20 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Wigan and Bolton is 14 km. The road distance is 17 km.

The cheapest way to get from Wigan to Bolton is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Wigan to Bolton is to train which takes 18 min and costs £2 - £5.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wigan North Western and arriving at Bolton. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wigan, Crompton St/River Way and arriving at Bolton, St. Georges Road/Duke Street (House 72). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

The train from Wigan North Western to Bolton takes 18 min including transfers and departs hourly.