Trains from Bolton to Glasgow

Bolton to Glasgow train information

Bolton Glasgow train map

Train duration 3h08m
Arrival Glasgow, Scotland
Departure Bolton, England
Distance 174 Miles

Which train company can I use?

The route connecting Bolton, which is in England and Glasgow, located in Scotland is well connected by trains. Use our travel search engine to find your ticket and identify the train operator for this journey.

How long is the train?

On average, it takes normally 3h08m by train to cover the 174 miles to go to Glasgow from Bolton. The train duration can change depending if the train is direct or with changes.

What is the price of the train?

Prices may vary quickly. We suggest you to make a search to look at the latest available offers.

Best prices for Bolton to Glasgow train tickets

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Bolton - Glasgow prices calendar

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

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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. Purchasing your train from Bolton to Glasgow in advance will enable you to pay less for your train.

The cheapest tickets we found were from £12 when purchasing your train 3 days in advance which is 83% cheaper than the best price we found when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Bolton to Glasgow trains

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

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Discount Bolton - Glasgow train tickets

National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age and your situation, you might want to get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you make great savings for your Bolton Glasgow train ticket.

In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can evaluate how many trips you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

For your assessment, you have to include the railcard cost, for instance £30, your savings on each trip (i.e.: 34%) and the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Bolton Glasgow ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the railcard cost by the saving: £30/34%= £88. Now divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. It will take you about 2 trips from Glasgow to Bolton (one way journey) with your railcard to break even.

The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a whole year.

(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 Glasgow 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