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Bolton to London Euston by train

It takes an average of 5h 6m to travel from Bolton to London Euston by train, over a distance of around 171 miles (275 km). There are normally 64 trains per day travelling from Bolton to London Euston and tickets for this journey start from £34 when you book in advance.

First train

04:23

Last train

00:22

Departure station

Bolton

Arrival station

London Euston

Journey time

From 2h 39m

Distance

171 miles (275 km)

Frequency

64 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £34

Train operators

CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales

Taking the train from Bolton to London Euston in 2 hours 39 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Bolton to London Euston? We've got you covered.

It usually takes around 5 hours 6 minutes to travel the 171 miles (275 km) from Bolton to London Euston by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 39 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 64 trains per day running on this route. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You're likely to be travelling with Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales or East Midlands Railway to London Euston. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.

Book train tickets from Bolton to London Euston in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £34.00. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices in our Journey Planner, for example when you travel at Off-Peak times or use a Railcard.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to London Euston by train, or check our timetable above to view live train times.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bolton to London Euston? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bolton to London Euston take?

The average journey time by train between Bolton and London Euston is 5 hours and 6 minutes, with around 64 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bolton and London Euston by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bolton to London Euston is 2 hours and 39 minutes.

How much does the train from Bolton to London Euston cost?

Train ticket prices from Bolton to London Euston can start from as little as £34 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bolton to London Euston?

No, there are no direct train services from Bolton to London Euston. Travelling from Bolton to London Euston by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Bolton to London Euston leave?

The first train from Bolton to London Euston leaves at 04:23. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bolton to London Euston leave?

The last train from Bolton to London Euston leaves at 00:22. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bolton and London Euston by train?

Trains travelling from Bolton to London Euston cover a distance of around 171 miles (275 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from London Euston to Bolton.

Cheap train tickets from Bolton to London Euston

Train tickets from Bolton to London Euston start at £34 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

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Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.
† Average savings on advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.

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