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Trip Preston Bolton

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling from Preston to Bolton


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How to get from Preston to Bolton?

We are suggesting 5 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Preston 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 Preston 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.
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All modes of transport Preston Bolton

For your trip from Preston (England, United Kingdom) to Bolton (United Kingdom) with a distance of 16 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.
The train Preston Bolton is a direct bound.
Trains of Northern Rail or First TransPennine Express to Bolton leave from Preston railway station in Preston. Arrival in Bolton will take place at Bolton station (0.7 mi from the city centre).
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line Preston-Bolton that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Preston. 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 Preston bus station (0.9 mi from Preston) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bolton.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Preston-Bolton.

Which carriers to travel between Preston and Bolton?

Railway companies
Northern Rail provides a rail connection 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)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Preston to Bolton with the train which leaves Preston station to arrive at Bolton railway station ( United Kingdom)
Bus companies
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Preston in Preston and to the one of Bolton ( United Kingdom)
National Express is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Preston (serving Preston bus station at 0.9 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.
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Preston-Bolton (16.8 mi)
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