Crewe to Bolton by train

  • First train
    05:48
  • Last train
    00:44
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    58m
  • Distance
    54 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    54
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 30m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Crewe to Bolton by train

Fast trains from Crewe to Bolton take around 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 54 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Crewe and Bolton.

1. Are there direct trains from Crewe to Bolton?

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

We usually find around 58 departures on the route from Crewe to Bolton 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 43 departures.

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

The Crewe to Bolton train travel time is normally about 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Crewe around 05:48 and the last train is around 00:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Crewe around 05:57, and the last at 00:44.

When to book Crewe to Bolton 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 Crewe to Bolton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Crewe and Bolton?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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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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.