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Bristol to Bolton

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How to go from Bristol to Bolton ?

Trip Bristol Bolton

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance147 mi
Direct lineYes

Like many travellers, you're looking for the cheapest transport offers to travel from Bristol to Bolton? Usually, this is not an easy task and you'll have to browse multiple sites to compare all deals.

Fortunately, Vivanoda is a multimodal travel planner that aggregates prices for buses, carpooling, flights and trains in a single search. Fill in the date of your trip to Bolton and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. Sorting options and filters are at your disposal to refine your search.

To travel from Bristol, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of Blablacar, Northern Rail, National Express, CrossCountry, MegaBus, First TransPennine Express and Aurigny Air Services will carry you to Bolton.

If you have any preferences for a particular mode of transport, get more information on these sections:

Bristol to Bolton bus

This coach route is operated without any change between Bristol to Bolton

You may still have doubts to get to Bolton by bus. Here are some reasons that may encourage you to take the bus to Bolton.

  • Very low prices! On the Bristol Bolton line, carrier fares are often unbeatable compared to other modes of transport: carpooling or train.
  • The new buses used by National Express are greener than the use of carpooling and even more than your personal car. The road Bristol Bolton is an already existing infrastructure shared with other vehicles. The landscape balance sheet is therefore neutral.
  • The presence of electrical outlets at your seat and USB ports will allow you to charge smartphone and laptop. You'll be able to spend all your time from Bristol to Bolton watching a good movie, listening to music, and why not even working!
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Bristol to Bolton are equipped with onboard toilets as well as comfortable reclining seats to make you travel in the best conditions.

Which coach companies to travel between Bristol and Bolton?

Only the coach company National Express operates the direct line Bristol Bolton.

National Express Bristol Bolton

Bus stops in Bristol

Remember to arrive at the bus station in Bristol at least 15 minutes, or even 30 minutes, before the posted departure time. The name of the destination 'Bolton' is always mentioned on the front of the bus. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Bristol

Arrival bus stations in Bolton

Once the bus has arrived at Bolton, check and collect your belongings so as not to forget anything.

  • Bolton

Train Bristol to Bolton

Is Bristol connected to Bolton with a direct train?

No, unfortunately no train line allows to go from Bristol to Bolton without making any changes.

Intercity train Bristol Bolton

The intercity trains served the main cities of the route between Bristol and Bolton with a reduced duration in comparison to regional trains.

Bristol Bolton railways companies

The railways Northern Rail, First TransPennine Express and CrossCountry are the companies that you may travel with for your trip to Bolton.
Northern Rail Bristol BoltonFirst TransPennine Express Bristol BoltonCrossCountry Bristol Bolton

Departure train stations in Bristol

  • Bristol Temple Meads

Arrival train stations in Bolton

  • Bolton
  • Bromley Cross

Cheap flights from Bristol to Bolton

Which airlines fly between Bristol and Bolton ?

The cities of Bristol and Bolton are not connected with a direct flight bus Aurigny Air Services is the airline you may take to travel to Bolton.
Aurigny Air Services Bristol Bolton

Departure airport in Bristol

  • BRS Bristol

Carpool from Bristol to Bolton

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Bristol-Bolton ride. Instead of driving alone the car from Bristol to Bolton, it allows drivers to share the travel costs with other passengers.

The important difference between carsharing and the other modes of transport is that it has not a scheduled timetable. This means that when looking for Bristol-Bolton rides, you'll be more likely to find ones if you search only three days in advance (and not two months). This is interesting for lastminute travel to Bolton.

When you book a ride between Bristol Bolton, you'll set directly with the driver how he can pick you up. You can pay online, so you don't need to give any money to your driver.

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