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Bolton to Birmingham by train
Fastest journey1hr 55m
Trains per day84
Avg. journey time2hr 33m
Travelling from Bolton to Birmingham by train
Fast trains from Bolton to Birmingham take around 1 hour and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 127 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Birmingham.
1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Birmingham?
Journeys between Bolton and Birmingham usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 84 departures on the route from Bolton to Birmingham every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from Bolton to Birmingham?
The Bolton to Birmingham train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bolton to Birmingham train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Birmingham is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 05:37 and the last train is around 22:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 05:37, and the last at 00:10.
What's the Bolton to Birmingham train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bolton to Birmingham are $21.71.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $21 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $58. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Bolton to Birmingham 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 Birmingham by train.
Which train companies operate between Bolton and Birmingham?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bolton to Birmingham, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- First TransPennine Express
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- UK Rail Connections
- 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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