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Bolton to Liverpool by train

  • First train
    06:22
  • Last train
    23:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    59m
  • Distance
    41 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    97
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bolton to Liverpool by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Liverpool take around 59 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 41 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Liverpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Liverpool?

Journeys between Bolton and Liverpool usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 95 departures on the route from Bolton to Liverpool 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 101 departures.

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

The Bolton to Liverpool train travel time is normally about 59 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Liverpool is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:22 and the last train is around 23:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 06:47, and the last at 22:35.

When to book Bolton to Liverpool 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 Liverpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Liverpool?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Liverpool to Bolton by train

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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.