Salford to Bolton by train

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    15 kilometres
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Travelling from Salford to Bolton by train

Fast trains from Salford to Bolton take around 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 15 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salford and Bolton.

1. Are there direct trains from Salford to Bolton?

Direct trains from Salford to Bolton have been found.

We usually find around 72 direct trains on the route from Salford to Bolton every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 71 departures.

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

The Salford to Bolton train travel time is normally about 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Salford around 05:47 and the last train is around 22:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salford around 06:18, and the last at 00:30.

When to book Salford 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 Salford to Bolton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Salford and Bolton?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

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.