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Trip Edinburgh Bolton

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Edinburgh to Bolton


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How to get from Edinburgh to Bolton?

We are suggesting 14 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Edinburgh 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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  • Get prices, times and duration for the journey Edinburgh Bolton by clicking on the 'Check prices' button and after entering your dates of departure and the number of passengers. Note that we are trying to get as many prices as we can from different online travel agencies, but sometimes it may not be possible.
  • Locate cities of Edinburgh and Bolton on a map as well as the route Edinburgh Bolton and the different connecting points (Bolton Railway Station, Bolton Coach Station, Lostock Railway Station, Bromley Cross Railway Station, Hall i' th' Wood Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Edinburgh Bolton

For your trip from Edinburgh (Scotland, United Kingdom) to Bolton (United Kingdom) with a distance of 166 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Edinburgh-Bolton that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus in Edinburgh. 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 Edinburgh bus station (11.2 mi from Edinburgh) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bolton.
The train Edinburgh Bolton is a direct bound.
Trains of First TransPennine Express to Bolton leave from Edinburgh Waverley railway station in Edinburgh. Arrival in Bolton will take place at Bolton station (0.7 mi from the city centre).
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Edinburgh-Bolton.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Bolton from Edinburgh. You can take the flight Edinburgh-Manchester and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Edinburgh and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Edinburgh EDI airport, 7.5 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Manchester (Manchester International airport, IATA code: MAN) operated by FlyBE.

Which carriers to travel between Edinburgh and Bolton?

Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Manchester (England United Kingdom) and between the city of Manchester (serving Manchester Airport bus station at 8.7 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 Edinburgh in Edinburgh and to the one of Bolton ( United Kingdom)
Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Edinburgh-Bolton with the train from Edinburgh Waverley railway station (0.1 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bolton at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Edinburgh to Preston with the train which leaves Edinburgh Waverley station to arrive at Preston railway station (England United Kingdom)
Northern Rail operates the train journey Preston-Bolton with the train from Preston railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bolton at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
FlyBE carries out a flight from Edinburgh EDI airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Edinburgh to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Edinburgh-Bolton (166.5 mi)

Stop cities from Edinburgh or cities to visit near Bolton

When travelling from Bolton to Edinburgh by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Preston located at 17 mi from Bolton, Manchester 11 mi away from Bolton (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Bolton or back to Edinburgh, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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