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Bolton to Manchester coach - cost & duration

Cheapest price£4.06
Shortest Duration0h 30m
Trips per day17
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How much does a coach ticket from Bolton to Manchester cost?

Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average coach fares from Bolton to Manchester were £5.67.

The best way to find cheap coach tickets from Bolton to Manchester is by booking earlier as most coach companies increase the price as the departure date approaches.

How long is the coach ride from Bolton to Manchester?

The distance between Bolton and Manchester is approximately 10.11 miles, or 16.27 kilometers. The average travel time for a coach between these two cities is around 1 hour and 41 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is and 30 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most coaches are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your coach has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest time to travel by coach from Bolton to Manchester?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bolton to Manchester by coach is at 00:00 on Friday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 00:00 on Friday is when the fewest number of coach tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the coach departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

What coach companies travel from Bolton to Manchester?

On average there are 17 coach trips per day. National Express has the most options for departures from Bolton to Manchester, with an average of 17 trips per day and 34 monthly trips. One coach carrier currently travels from Bolton to Manchester. Of the 17 trips there are 3 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Train tickets from Bolton to Manchester start at £4.47.

1 carriers offer Bolton to Manchester coach trips

National Express

Book National Express from Bolton to Manchester from £4.06. There are 17 National Express schedules from Bolton to Manchester and you can expect on average to pay £5.99 for a National Express ticket to Manchester. In Bolton, National Express departs to Manchester from 111 Newport St and 1 other station. In Manchester, National Express arrives at Failsworth and 4 other stations.

An average trip on National Express from Bolton to Manchester takes 1 hours and 42 minutes, while the fastest available National Express trip will get you to Manchester in 0 hours and 30 minutes,

On weekends, National Express offers 17 trips per day and you could expect to pay £5.67 for a weekend getaway to Manchester.

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Plan your next adventure

There are 2 stations you could depart from, depending on the coach line you travel with. Most coach trips to Manchester will depart from these stations in Bolton:
  • 111 Newport St
  • Astley Bridge
Coaches arrive in Manchester at 5 stations, depending on which coach line you are traveling with. These are the main coach stations in Manchester for trips arriving from Bolton:
  • Broadway
  • Failsworth
  • Manchester (Miles Platting)
  • Manchester Coach Station
  • Manchester Airport

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