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Leeds to Bolton by train

  • First train
    07:06
  • Last train
    22:16
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 12m
  • Distance
    63 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    94
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 28m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Leeds to Bolton by train

Fast trains from Leeds to Bolton take around 1 hour and 12 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 63 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeds and Bolton.

1. Are there direct trains from Leeds to Bolton?

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

We usually find around 92 departures on the route from Leeds 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 90 departures.

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

The Leeds to Bolton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 12 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Leeds around 07:06 and the last train is around 23:35. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeds around 05:43, and the last at 21:41.

When to book Leeds 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 Leeds to Bolton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leeds and Bolton?

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

  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express

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

Bolton to Leeds 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.