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Belfast to Bolton

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How to get from Belfast to Bolton?

We are suggesting 8 routes by train, bus, ferry, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Belfast Bolton. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Belfast Bolton

For your trip from Belfast (Northern Ireland, United Kingdom) to Bolton (United Kingdom) with a distance of 158 mi you will be able to take 5 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, ferry, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Bolton from Belfast. You can take the flight Belfast-Manchester and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Belfast and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Belfast International BFS airport, 12.4 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Manchester (Manchester International airport, IATA code: MAN) operated by FlyBE or Easyjet.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Belfast to Bolton without changing trains. You can take the train Manchester-Bolton and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of Northern Rail or First TransPennine Express to Bolton leave from Manchester Airport railway station in Manchester. Arrival in Bolton will take place at Bolton station (0.7 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Belfast Bolton only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Manchester-Bolton.
You will board a coach of National Express or MegaBus in Manchester. The bus will drop you off at Bolton bus station (173.4 mi from Bolton, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Manchester Airport bus station (8.7 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bolton.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Manchester-Bolton will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Belfast and Bolton?

FlyBE carries out a flight from Belfast City BHD airport situated 2.7 mi away from the city centre of Belfast to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Belfast International BFS airport (located 12.4 mi from Belfast, United Kingdom) to Manchester (serving Manchester International MAN airport)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester Airport in Manchester and to the one of Bolton ( United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester bus station at 0.2 mi from centre) and the city of Bolton where the coach will drop you off at Bolton station situated at about 173.4 mi from Bolton city centre.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Bolton (11.2 mi)
Railway companies
Northern Rail provides a rail connection Manchester-Bolton with the train from Manchester Airport railway station (8.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bolton at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Bolton with the train which leaves Manchester Airport station to arrive at Bolton railway station ( United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Belfast or cities to visit near Bolton

When travelling from Bolton to Belfast by plane, carpooling, ferry, bus, train, you might have to change at Liverpool located at 145 mi from Belfast, Manchester 11 mi away from Bolton (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Bolton or back to Belfast, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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