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Trip Southampton Bolton

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


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How to get from Southampton to Bolton?

We are suggesting 17 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Southampton 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 Southampton Bolton

For your trip from Southampton (England, United Kingdom) to Bolton (United Kingdom) with a distance of 190 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 Southampton-Bolton that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in Southampton. 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 Southampton bus station (0.3 mi from Southampton) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Bolton.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary Southampton-Bolton.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Southampton to Bolton without changing trains but some trains run on lines Southampton-Manchester and Manchester-Bolton allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains of CrossCountry to Manchester leave from Southampton Central railway station in Southampton. 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 First TransPennine Express or Northern Rail leave for Bolton.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Bolton from Southampton. You can take the flight Southampton-Manchester and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave Southampton and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Southampton SOU airport, 3.6 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 Southampton and Bolton?

Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Southampton-Manchester with the train from Southampton Central railway station (0.5 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Manchester Piccadilly at arrival (0.3 mi from centre)
First TransPennine Express transports passengers on a rail line from Manchester to Bolton with the train which leaves Manchester Piccadilly station to arrive at Bolton railway station ( United Kingdom)
Northern Rail 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 Bromley Cross at arrival (2.2 mi from centre)
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Southampton-Bolton (190.8 mi)
FlyBE carries out a flight from Southampton SOU airport situated 3.6 mi away from the city centre of Southampton to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Southampton in Southampton and to the one of Bolton ( United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus operator that allows to travel on the lines between the city of Southampton (serving Southampton bus station at 0.3 mi from centre) and the city of Manchester where the coach will drop you off at Manchester station situated at about 0.2 mi from Manchester city centre. and from the bus station of Manchester in Manchester and to the one of Bolton ( United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Southampton or cities to visit near Bolton

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