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.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:20 - 19:35
Saturday 06:20 - 19:35
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Customer help pointsUnavailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorNorthern Rail
Car parking spaces151
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces26
Sheltered cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
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 accessWhole station
Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable

About the University of Bolton Stadium

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.

Departures and arrivals from Horwich Parkway

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Horwich Parkway station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to Blackpool NorthNorthern21:292On time
to Manchester AirportNorthern21:441On time
to Blackpool NorthNorthern22:292On time
to Manchester AirportNorthern22:431On time
to Manchester PiccadillyNorthern23:14On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from Manchester AirportNorthern21:292On time
from Blackpool NorthNorthern21:441On time
from Manchester AirportNorthern22:292On time
from Blackpool NorthNorthern22:431On time
from Blackpool NorthNorthern23:14On time

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