Trains from Preston to Bolton

Preston to Bolton train information

Preston Bolton train map

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Arrival Bolton, England
Departure Preston, England
Distance 17 Miles

Which train company can I use?

Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train connecting Preston (North West England) to Bolton (North West England). The services on board may change depending on the train operator.

How far is it by train?

The journey time to go to Bolton from Preston may change depending if the train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 17 miles between the two cities.

What is the price of a train ticket for this journey?

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 Preston to Bolton train tickets

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Preston - Bolton prices calendar

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

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Preston - Bolton: the best time to book cheap trains

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Getting your ticket beforehand is most of the time cheaper than leaving it to the day you intend to travel. However, as you may see in the graph above, the price of train tickets Preston to Bolton do not tend to change a lot and cost £10.

Best prices for Preston to Bolton trains

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

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Discount Preston - Bolton train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Preston Bolton train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are five types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to pay for itsfel. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Preston to Bolton cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Bolton to Preston, the card will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

Railcards enable you to get a third off most train 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
Preston 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

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