Bolton to Bath by train

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    00:11
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 59m
  • Distance
    244 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    31
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 54m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bolton to Bath by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Bath take around 3 hours and 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 244 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Bath.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Bath?

Journeys between Bolton and Bath usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Bolton to Bath every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bolton to Bath?

The Bolton to Bath train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bolton to Bath train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Bath is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:22 and the last train is around 22:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 04:35, and the last at 00:11.

When to book Bolton to Bath train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bolton to Bath by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Bath?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bolton to Bath, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.