Trains from Bolton to Birmingham

Bolton to Birmingham train information

Bolton Birmingham train map

Train duration 2h06m
Arrival Birmingham, England
Departure Bolton, England
Distance 80 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Bolton (North West England) to Birmingham (West Midlands England). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.

How far is it by train?

Travelling by train is a fast and easy option to go to Birmingham from Bolton. The average travel duration between Bolton to Birmingham is 2h06m to travel the 80 miles.

How much does it costs?

Depending how much time in advance you book your ticket as well as when you travel, the price of the ticket will vary.

Best prices for Bolton to Birmingham train tickets

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Bolton - Birmingham prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Bolton to Birmingham by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Bolton - Birmingham: the best time to book cheap trains

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The chart above illustrates the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the ticket is purchased. Buying your train from Bolton to Birmingham in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £20 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 46% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Bolton to Birmingham trains

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

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Bolton Birmingham train

Discount Bolton - Birmingham train tickets

National Railcards can save you a lot if you're using the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you are able to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to pay less for your Bolton Birmingham train ticket.

When purchasing a railcard, you want to save money after several journeys. But is it really worth it when travelling from Bolton to Birmingham? Check with your calculator, considering:

A = the cost of the railcard (i.e.: £30)

B = average saving with the railcard (i.e.: 34%)

C = average price for a Bolton Birmingham ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)

Initially, divide A by B: this will give you the budget from which the card will be profitable. Now divide that number by C. The result is the minimum number of journeys needed throughout the duration of the railcard's validity to be profitable.

In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worthwile once you will have done at least 2 trips from Bolton to Birmingham (one way trip).

Railcards enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(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
Bolton to Birmingham 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