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It’s a quick ride into the city centre, so whether you’re heading there for work, for a day out shopping, or to sample some of the food on offer, hop on one of the many trains from Bolton to Manchester. At around 20 minutes on average, you’ll be there in no time! Take a look at our live departure times below and book your train tickets from Bolton to Manchester today.

Journey information from Bolton to Manchester

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The above information is intended as a guide. It may not include timetable alterations because of engineering work, unplanned disruption etc. Please use the journey planner to plan your journey before you travel. Some tickets are subject to restrictions. Please check these before you travel.

The information above refers to direct journeys only. Other journeys may be available by changing train or by using a different London Terminal. At certain times buses may operate some of the journeys shown. Services of all operators on the route shown are included in the figures. Not all tickets may be used on all services.

On many routes, the last journey before services finish for the day departs after midnight. Where this is the case, it is this service (in the early hours of the following morning), and not the last one before midnight that is shown.


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