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Derby to Bolton

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2 suggested routes to go from Derby to Bolton by train, car, bus

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How to get from Derby to Bolton?

We are suggesting 2 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Derby 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 Derby-Bolton

For your trip from Derby (England, United Kingdom) to Bolton (United Kingdom) with a distance of 60 mi you will be able to take 3 modes of transport, eventually by combining carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Derby to Bolton without changing trains but some trains run on lines Derby-Manchester and Manchester-Bolton allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of East Midlands Trains to Manchester leave from Derby railway station in Derby. Arrival in Manchester will take place at Manchester Piccadilly station (0.3 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Manchester where the train operated by First TransPennine Express or Northern Rail leave for Bolton.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Bolton from Derby without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Derby-Manchester and Manchester-Bolton.
You will board a coach of National Express in Derby. The bus will drop you off at Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Derby bus station (0.1 mi from Derby) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Manchester. Once arrived in Manchester, take another coach of MegaBus or National Express that will take you to Bolton bus station ( United Kingdom).
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 train in order to cover the entire trip.

Which carriers to travel between Derby and Bolton?

Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Derby in Derby and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom) and 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.
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Bolton ( United Kingdom)
Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Manchester-Bolton with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bolton at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
Northern Rail transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Bolton with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Bromley Cross railway station ( United Kingdom)
East Midlands Trains operates the train journey Derby-Manchester with the train from Derby railway station (0.7 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Manchester-Bolton (11.2 mi)

Stop cities from Derby or cities to visit near Bolton

When travelling from Bolton to Derby by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Manchester located at 50 mi from Derby and 11 mi away from Bolton (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Bolton or back to Derby, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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