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Trip Reading Bolton

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

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How to get from Reading to Bolton?

We are suggesting 8 routes by train, bus, carpooling to plan your trip Reading 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 Reading 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 Reading and Bolton on a map as well as the route Reading Bolton and the different connecting points (Bolton Coach Station, Bromley Cross Railway Station, Bolton Railway Station, Hall i' th' Wood Railway Station, Lostock Railway Station, ...) by clicking on the 'Details & Map' button.
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All modes of transport Reading Bolton

For your trip from Reading (England, United Kingdom) to Bolton (United Kingdom) with a distance of 159 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 Reading to Bolton without changing trains but some trains run on lines Reading-Manchester and Manchester-Bolton allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of CrossCountry to Manchester leave from Reading railway station in Reading. 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.
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.
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Reading Bolton only by bus, there are other means of transport (train) that will complete the journey Manchester-Bolton.
You will board a coach of MegaBus or National Express in Manchester. 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 Manchester bus station (0.2 mi from Manchester) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bolton.

Which carriers to travel between Reading and Bolton?

Carpooling
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 Bromley Cross at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
CrossCountry transports passengers on a rail line from Reading to Manchester with the train which leaves Reading 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
The bus company MegaBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester 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 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.

Stop cities from Reading or cities to visit near Bolton

When travelling from Bolton to Reading by carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Birmingham located at 81 mi from Reading and 80 mi away from Bolton, Manchester situated at 11 mi from Bolton (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Bolton or back to Reading, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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