Your travel may be affected by the current COVID19 crisis, so please check before departure. Train operators’ exchange and refunds policies are available here. Deine Reise könnte von Einschränkungen auf Grund der Coronavirus Pandemie betroffen sein – bitte prüfe dies vor der Abfahrt. Die Stornobedingungen der einzelnen Transportunternehmen findest du hier. (auf Englisch) Tu viaje puede verse afectado por la crisis actual de COVID19, por favorverifica tu itinerario antes de la salida. Las políticas de cambios y reembolsos de los operadores de trenes están disponibles aquí (en inglés) Il tuo viaggio potrebbe subire cambiamenti a causa dell’attuale crisi da COVID19. Per favore,controlla il tuo itinerario prima della partenza. Le politiche di modifica e rimborso dei vari operatori ferroviari sono disponibili qui (in inglese)

Northampton to Bolton by train

  • First train
    05:16
  • Last train
    21:05
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 39m
  • Distance
    180 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    22
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 3m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Northampton to Bolton by train

Fast trains from Northampton to Bolton take around 2 hours and 39 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 180 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Northampton and Bolton.

1. Are there direct trains from Northampton to Bolton?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Northampton to Bolton 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 26 departures.

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

The Northampton to Bolton train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 39 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Northampton around 05:16 and the last train is around 21:05. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Northampton around 05:41, and the last at 20:25.

When to book Northampton 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 Northampton to Bolton by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Northampton and Bolton?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands Trains

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

Other journeys to Bolton View all journeys to Bolton

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack
  • 100% human support

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.