Trains from

Lancaster to Bolton

  1. expected to depart at 
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    20:38
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    21:09
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4
    21:15
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 2
    21:33
    Bolton
    Platform 3
    on time
    Bolton
    Platform 3
    1 change
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    20:56
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    21:28
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 4 estimated
    21:46
    Wigan North Western
    Platform 1 estimated
    22:04
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    on time
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak
  3. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    21:24
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    21:41
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6
    21:50
    Preston (Lancs)
    23:28
    Bolton
    on time
    Bolton
    1 change
    Off Peak
  4. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    22:19
    Lancaster
    Platform 4
    22:36
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4
    22:47
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 3c estimated
    23:13
    Blackburn
    Platform 2 estimated
    23:25
    Blackburn
    00:15
    Bolton
    on time
    Bolton
    2 changes
    Off Peak
  5. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    22:26
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    22:44
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    22:59
    Preston (Lancs)
    00:37
    Bolton
    on time
    Bolton
    1 change
    Off Peak
  6. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:03
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:24
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    23:51
    Preston (Lancs)
    01:29
    Bolton
    on time
    Bolton
    1 change
    Off Peak
  7. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:24
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    23:45
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    04:05
    Preston (Lancs)
    04:40
    Bolton
    Bolton
    1 change
    Off Peak
  8. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:13
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:30
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:48
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    06:22
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  9. Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    05:46
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:06
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:21
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:52
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  10. on time
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:36
    Lancaster
    Platform 4 estimated
    06:54
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:02
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:40
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    Bolton
    Platform 3 estimated
    1 change
    Peak

Journey information from Lancaster to Bolton

  • Train Fares from: £17.60
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 5
  • Distance: 36 miles (58 km)
  • Origin: Lancaster
  • Destination: Bolton
  • How long does it take to travel from Lancaster to Bolton by train?

    The average journey time between Lancaster and Bolton is . The fastest journey time is . On an average weekday, there are 5 trains per day travelling from Lancaster to Bolton. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • Are there direct trains from Lancaster to Bolton?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Lancaster to Bolton without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Lancaster to Bolton.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Lancaster and Bolton?

    The distance between Lancaster and Bolton is 36 miles.

    Distance: 36 miles
  • What time is the first train from Lancaster to Bolton?

    The first train from Lancaster to Bolton departs at .

    What time is the last train from Lancaster to Bolton?

    The last train from Lancaster to Bolton departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
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