Trains from Birmingham to Bolton

Birmingham to Bolton train information

Birmingham Bolton train map

Train duration -
Arrival Bolton, England
Departure Birmingham, England
Distance 79 Miles

The journey from Birmingham, situated in England and Bolton, which is in England is well served by trains. Use our travel search engine to search for your ticket and see the rail company for this journey.

The train duration to get to Bolton from Birmingham will change depending if the train is direct or with stops. There are 79 miles between the 2 cities.

Fares can change quickly. We recommend you to launch a search to see the latest available offers.

Best prices for Birmingham to Bolton train tickets

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Best prices for Birmingham to Bolton trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Birmingham and Bolton by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Bolton to Birmingham and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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Discount Birmingham - Bolton train tickets

The easiest way to pay less on your Birmingham Bolton train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Birmingham to Bolton cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Bolton to Birmingham, the railcard will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Birmingham to Bolton train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare