Traveling to Bolton on the Train


If you are planning to travel to Bolton from London, Manchester, Liverpool, or Birmingham, you probably would like to know some facts about this journey. There are many intricacies that you need to put into consideration that might help you save and also arrive faster. Having some guidelines could help you plan your trip better. The train service between these points is diversified and you can get different offers depending on the time you are traveling as well as the length of the journey. To help you understand what it means to travel to Bolton from any of these points, here is a comprehensive overview with facts about the journeys. For more information you can call the National Rail contact number

Liverpool to Bolton 

On average, the journey between Liverpool and Bolton will take you 1 hour and 14 minutes. The fastest you could get will be 1hr 8 minutes. During the week, 120 trains travel per day on average and journey time is often longer during weekdays compared to weekends and holidays. 

One thing about this route is that there are no direct trains to Bolton. You need to change trains to arrive at your destination. For your timing and to ensure you don’t miss your train, the last train leaves at 23:02. For those who would live to use the first train, it usually departs at 03:38. 

London to Bolton

Traveling from London to Bolton takes more time compared to getting from Liverpool to Bolton. Using the fastest route, the travel time will on average be 2h 44m while through the slowest the average time required is 2h 46m. Overall, the journey should take 2h 45m, so the time you will take is dependent on a number of factors. Like traveling from Liverpool to Boston, you get no direct trains from London to Boston. You will need to change trains to complete your journey. But this should not worry you as there are many free journey planners that you can use to create a schedule for your journey. The first train leaves at 06:16 while the last departs at 23:00, so keep time if you are going to use any of these. Additionally, there are no sleeper services and on weekends and public holidays services may be less. 

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Birmingham to Boston 

The distance between Birmingham and Bolton is 79 miles (equivalent 128 km). While traveling by train, this journey will take on average 2 hours 16 minutes. With the fastest train, you could arrive in 2 hours and 9 minutes. This time may be longer if you are traveling on weekends or holidays. Like many other routes leading to Bolton, you will need to change trains as there are no direct trains. The average frequency of trains in this route is 72 per day during weekdays. 

Manchester to Bolton 

The journey from Manchester to Bolton is the shortest in this list. This takes on average 20 minutes and the fastest could do 18 minutes. The average number of trains that run during the weekdays is 168 per day. During holidays and weekends, the journey may be longer. Good thing is that there are direct trains from Manchester to Bolton. The first train leaves at 05:47 while the last will depart at 23:55. 


Money saving tips 

If you want to save while traveling to Bolton from the destinations highlighted, you need to consider a few things. One is that you could save by buying off peak. Also consider buying before midnight a day before you travel. Buying in advance could help you save up to 40%. Get your tickets from a trusted ticket retailer in advance and enjoy the savings while also booking your slot.

Top New Releases from Cityscape Records

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Cityscape Records presents its music lovers with its Top New Releases from its signed artists. In this edition, we review some tracks from the latest work of emerging artist Oliver James Lomax. Also, we highlight some of the works from other artists like Alex Hulme and Nat Claire as we delve deeper. We Kick off with Oliver James Lomax’s digital album release, 18 Poems. Just as the name implies, this album is actually an audiobook which is a collection of his published poems. The 18 track album released in April features tracks like ‘A Homecoming’, ‘A song from the sick bed sea’ and ‘The Fox’. 18 Poems is the latest published album release from Oliver James Lomax at Cityscape Records. His poems are sure to put its listeners in a laidback state of mind and is certain to provoke a reflective mood in the minds of poem lovers. The Manchester based Poet sources his inspiration from his days growing up with his grandmother and his personal experiences from events happening around the world. He discovered his interest in poetry during his teenage years and has nurtured his calling ever since. He can be spotted performing at various live events across the country and his album can be purchased at the Cityscape Records website.Next on this list is the impressive Alex Hulme. Alex has been with Cityscape for some years now and is still going strong with his music career. Although it has been over a year since his latest work was published on the record label’s website, it is safe to say his music still has a refreshing effect on his listeners. His latest published release, After Midnight with Audio Mainline, features two tracks, both of which are remakes of tracks from his previous album, The Start EP. The two tracks ‘Background’ and ‘Sparks’ where remixed and re-imagined in the After Midnight studio sessions for Cityscape Records. The artist explores a different sound delivery from the original singles experimenting with ambient sounds and coming up with a very catchy but also relaxing tune. Our next feature is the Bolton based singer and songwriter, Nat Clare. Nat Clare has come up with his folk style themed album, Letter From A Ghost. His album consists of 12 string flicking tracks like ‘Homeless Jesus’, ‘Letter From A Ghost’, ‘Love’s No Car Crash’ and ‘Like An Amber Tear’. Nat Clare has performed at some gigs across the United Kingdom of which He enjoys great acclaim as well as appearing on many radio stations and television programmes. Apart from singing and songwriting, He is also a filmmaker, poet and writer.

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