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Edinburgh to Bolton

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How to go from Edinburgh to Bolton ?

Trip Edinburgh Bolton

Modes of transportplane, carpooling, bus, train
Distance166 mi
Direct lineYes

You're planning a trip from Edinburgh to Bolton and like many travellers you are looking for the best and the cheapest mode of transport to travel between Edinburgh Bolton? In general, you browse several websites and spend hours without being sure that all transport solutions were considered.

You'll be able to get in a single search on Vivanoda, your multimodal travel planner in Europe, all the prices for flights, trains, carpooling and buses to travel to Bolton from Edinburgh Fill in the date of your trip to Bolton and Vivanoda will display all the transport offers. To refine your search according to your preferences, use the filters and sorting options available.

To travel from Edinburgh, flights, trains, carpooling or buses of National Express, First TransPennine Express, MegaBus, Blablacar, Northern Rail, Virgin Trains and FlyBE will carry you to Bolton.

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

Edinburgh to Bolton bus

Are you looking for a bus from Edinburgh to Bolton? There is indeed a direct bus line that operates this route.

You may still have doubts to get to Bolton by bus. To encourage you to take the bus to Bolton, here are some arguments that will convince you.

  • With very cheap prices, it is almost impossible for train or carpooling companies operating between Edinburgh and Bolton to offer cheaper fares.
  • The fleet of MegaBus coaches is new and, therefore, greener than carpooling. Since the Edinburgh Bolton road has already been built for a long time, buses don't require any additional infrastructure that distorts the landscape.
  • The coaches operating the Edinburgh Bolton line are mostly equipped with an air conditioning system, which will allow you to travel in good conditions during hot seasons.
  • The recent coaches with which you will travel from Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh and Bolton?

MegaBus is the only bus company to serve the direct bus line Edinburgh Bolton.

MegaBus Edinburgh Bolton

Departure bus stations in Edinburgh

You will have to arrive at your Edinburgh stop between 15 minutes and 30 minutes, depending on the bus company, before the departure time indicated on your ticket. In general, the destination 'Bolton' is displayed at the front of the bus with the other cities served. Before boarding, show your ticket to the driver, put your luggage in the hold and then sit at your seat.

  • Edinburgh

Bus stops at arrival in Bolton

When you arrive in Bolton, make sure you don't forget anything at your seat and in the hold.

  • Bolton

Train Edinburgh to Bolton

Is there a direct train bound for Bolton from Edinburgh?

Yes, the Edinburgh to Bolton route is served by a direct train. Be aware that depending the day of the week, the schedule can change and direct trains may not operate every days. To check prices and availabilities, launch now a search for a Edinburgh-Bolton train ticket on Vivanoda.

Intercity train Edinburgh Bolton

Intercity trains serve the most important cities along the Edinburgh-Bolton route with an improved travel duration compared to regional trains.

Edinburgh Bolton train companies

There is only one rail company for this journey: First TransPennine Express.
First TransPennine Express Edinburgh Bolton

Railway stations from Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh Waverley

Arrival train stations in Bolton

  • Bolton

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Bolton

Which airlines operate flights for the Edinburgh Bolton trip?

The cities of Edinburgh and Bolton are not connected with a direct flight bus FlyBE is the airline you may take to travel to Bolton.
FlyBE Edinburgh Bolton

Departure airport in Edinburgh

  • EDI Edinburgh

Carpool from Edinburgh to Bolton

The practice of carsharing has greatly expanded in the recent years, so you may have a chance to find a Edinburgh-Bolton ride. Instead of driving alone the car from Edinburgh 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. So, you surely have better chances to get Edinburgh-Bolton rides searching three days in advance than one month. This is more a lastminute solution to go to Bolton.

Before you book your Edinburgh-Bolton ride, you have the possibility to get in touch with the driver to set all the details and conditions of the journey. The payment is done on our partner's site; this avoids to talk about money with the driver.

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