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Bolton to Swindon by train

  • First train
    04:35
  • Last train
    23:39
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 52m
  • Distance
    228 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    30
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bolton to Swindon by train

Fast trains from Bolton to Swindon take around 3 hours and 52 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 228 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bolton and Swindon.

1. Are there direct trains from Bolton to Swindon?

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

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Bolton to Swindon every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 29 departures.

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

The Bolton to Swindon train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 52 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Swindon is usually scheduled to depart Bolton around 06:00 and the last train is around 22:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bolton around 04:35, and the last at 23:39.

When to book Bolton to Swindon 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 Swindon by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bolton and Swindon?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Swindon 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.