If you're getting the train to the University of Bolton Stadium, head to Horwich Parkway station, just five minutes' walk away. It opened in 1999, a couple of years after the stadium. Trains to Horwich Parkway include regular services that run between Preston and Manchester Piccadilly or Manchester Victoria. Manchester trains all run via Bolton. There are extra services from Bolton on match days, as well as hourly trains between Blackpool North and Manchester Airport. The journey time from Bolton to Horwich Parkway is eight minutes.
|Weekdays||06:20 - 19:35|
|Saturday||06:20 - 19:35|
|Staffing level||Part time|
|Telephone types||Coins and cards|
|Bureau de Change||Unavailable|
|Tourist Information Office||Unavailable|
|Customer help points||Unavailable|
|Weekdays||Open 24 hours|
|Saturday||Open 24 hours|
|Sunday||Open 24 hours|
|Carpark name||Station Car Park|
|Carpark operator||Northern Rail|
|Car parking spaces||151|
|Cycle storage spaces||26|
|Sheltered cycle storage||Available|
|Cycle storage CCTV||Available|
|Cycle storage notes||<span style="font-family: ;" data-sheets-rawvalue="8 cycle lockers and 18 cycle stand parking spaces">8 cycle lockers and 18 cycle stand parking spaces</span>|
|Step-free access||Whole station|
|Ramps for train access||Available|
|Accessible ticket machines||Unavailable|
|Accessible Booking Office counter||Unavailable|
From its opening in 1997 until 2014, the University of Bolton Stadium was known as the Reebok Stadium, and it was one of the new generation of all-seater stadiums built in the 1990s in the aftermath of the Taylor Report. The home ground of Bolton Wanderers FC, it has also been used for rock concerts, rugby league internationals and the World Club Challenge, as well as boxing. The stadium is located in Horwich, a town six miles northwest of Bolton.
The University of Bolton Stadium has a capacity of just under 29,000, and it is relatively straightforward to get tickets for Bolton Wanderers matches providing you order in advance via the ticket office or website. Bolton divides its home games into three price categories, with tickets for category C matches starting from £22 and tickets for category A matches from £28.
If you want to take a look behind the scenes, the University of Bolton Stadium offers tours four times a week. Tours include the dressing rooms, the dugouts, the players' tunnel, the media room and the press box. They take place on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 11am, and on Sunday at 1pm.