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

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Train  •  18 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Bolton

$3 - $6

5 alternative options

Bus  •  47 min

  1. Take the bus from Wigan, River Way to Bolton, Park Hill Street (House 20) 575 / ...

$6

Taxi  •  20 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wigan to Bolton 10.5 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  20 min

  1. Drive from Wigan to Bolton 10.5 miles

$2 - $4

Uber  •  20 min

  1. Take an Uber from Wigan to Bolton 10.5 miles

$22 - $35

Walk  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Walk from Wigan to Bolton 11.3 miles

Questions & Answers

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

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Wigan, River Way and arriving at Bolton, Park Hill Street (House 20). Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 47 min.

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

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The distance between Wigan and Bolton is 9 miles. The road distance is 10.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Bolton without a car is to train which takes 18 min and costs £2 - £5.

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

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Wigan to Bolton bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Wigan, River Way station.

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Wigan to Bolton train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Wigan North Western station.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Bolton is to train which takes 18 min and costs £2 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 and takes 47 min.

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Map of how to get from Wigan to Bolton.
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  • Distance: 8.9 miles
  • Duration: 18 min

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 $6 and the journey takes 47 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, River Way to Bolton, Park Hill Street (House 20)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Wigan, Rodney St (Life Centre) to Gilnow, College Way (Letting Agent)
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Wigan, River Way to Gilnow, College Way (Letting Agent)
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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
$22 - $35
Signup at
uber.com
Access
$19 - $28
UberX
$22 - $35
Assist
$21 - $35
Exec
$29 - $40
UberXL
$30 - $45
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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