|Journey time||From 2h 29m|
|Distance||171 miles (275 km)|
|Frequency||38 trains per day|
|Departure station||London Euston|
|Train operators||CrossCountry, TransPennine Express, East Midlands Railway, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales|
Thinking about taking the train from London Euston to Bolton? We've got you covered.
It usually takes around 3 hours 48 minutes to travel the 171 miles (275 km) from London Euston to Bolton by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 29 minutes on the fastest services. You'll normally find around 38 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 Bolton. As the main train operators on this route, all offer plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating as standard.
Book train tickets from London Euston to Bolton in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from £28.20. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices in our Journey Planner, for example when you travel at Off-Peak times or use a Railcard.
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The average journey time by train between London Euston and Bolton is 3 hours and 48 minutes, with around 38 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.
The fastest journey time by train from London Euston to Bolton is 2 hours and 29 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London Euston to Bolton can start from as little as £28.20 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.
No, there are no direct train services from London Euston to Bolton. Travelling from London Euston to Bolton by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from London Euston to Bolton leaves at 05:36. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London Euston to Bolton leaves at 00:34. 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.
Trains travelling from London Euston to Bolton cover a distance of around 171 miles (275 km) during the journey.
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