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Sheffield to Bolton by train

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    22:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 23m
  • Distance
    67 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    42
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Bolton by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Bolton take around 1 hour and 23 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 67 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Bolton.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Bolton?

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

We usually find around 41 departures on the route from Sheffield 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 42 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Bolton train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 23 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bolton is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:11 and the last train is around 22:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 07:08, and the last at 22:24.

When to book Sheffield 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 Sheffield to Bolton by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Bolton?

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

  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • UK Rail Connections

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

Bolton to Sheffield 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.