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Nottingham to Bolton

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

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How to get from Nottingham to Bolton?

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

For your trip from Nottingham (England, United Kingdom) to Bolton (United Kingdom) with a distance of 68 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.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Nottingham to Bolton without changing trains but some trains run on lines Nottingham-Manchester and Manchester-Bolton allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of East Midlands Trains to Manchester leave from Nottingham railway station in Nottingham. 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 Northern Rail or First TransPennine Express leave for Bolton.
No coach company allows you to get you directly to Bolton from Nottingham without changing buses, you will have to take the coach lines Nottingham-Manchester and Manchester-Bolton.
You will board a coach of National Express in Nottingham. 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 Nottingham bus station (0.4 mi from Nottingham) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Manchester. Once arrived in Manchester, take another coach of National Express or MegaBus 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.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Bolton from Nottingham. You can take the flight Nottingham-Manchester and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Nottingham and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at East Midlands EMA airport, 11.8 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Manchester (Manchester International airport, IATA code: MAN) operated by Aurigny Air Services.

Which carriers to travel between Nottingham and Bolton?

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 Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bolton at arrival (0.7 mi from centre)
East Midlands Trains transports passengers on a rail line from Nottingham to Manchester with the train which leaves Nottingham station to arrive at Manchester Piccadilly railway station (England United Kingdom)
First TransPennine Express operates the train journey 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)
Bus companies
National Express operates the intercity bus services from the bus station of Nottingham in Nottingham 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)
Aurigny Air Services carries out a flight from East Midlands EMA airport situated 11.8 mi away from the city centre of Nottingham to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)

Stop cities from Nottingham or cities to visit near Bolton

When travelling from Bolton to Nottingham by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Manchester located at 58 mi from Nottingham and 11 mi away from Bolton (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Bolton or back to Nottingham, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
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