University Rail Station to Bolton Rail Station - travel by train, bus and rail

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National Rail

Average journey time: 3 hours 53 mins

University Rail Station to Bolton Rail Station

Leave at 00:10 and arrive at 06:50
Journey time 06:40
You will need to make 7 changes

Start with West Midlands Trains to Birmingham New Street

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wolverhampton

  • Wolverhampton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

  • Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton Bus Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Express bus 422 to Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

  • Manchester Airport, Manchester Airport The Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Manchester Airport Rail Station

  • Manchester Airport Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for First TransPennine Express to Manchester Oxford Road

  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station
  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Bolton

  • Deansgate Rail Station
  • Salford Crescent Rail Station
  • Bolton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

University Rail Station to Bolton Rail Station

Leave at 06:44 and arrive at 09:20
Journey time 02:36
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with West Midlands Trains to Birmingham New Street

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for West Midlands Trains to Crewe

  • Smethwick Galton Bridge Rail Station
  • Wolverhampton Rail Station
  • Penkridge Rail Station
  • Stafford Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Manchester Piccadilly

  • Wilmslow Rail Station
  • Stockport Rail Station
  • Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Bolton

  • Manchester Oxford Road Rail Station
  • Deansgate Rail Station
  • Salford Crescent Rail Station
  • Bolton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

University Rail Station to Bolton Rail Station

Leave at 07:44 and arrive at 10:09
Journey time 02:25
You will need to make 4 changes

Start with West Midlands Trains to Birmingham New Street

  • Five Ways Rail Station
  • Birmingham New Street Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Avanti West Coast to Wigan North Western

  • Sandwell & Dudley Rail Station
  • Wolverhampton Rail Station
  • Crewe Rail Station
  • Warrington Bank Quay Rail Station
  • Wigan North Western Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Walk to Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

  • Wigan Wallgate Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time

Change for Northern Rail to Bolton

  • Hindley Rail Station
  • Westhoughton Rail Station
  • Bolton Rail Station

Travel disruption notes

None known at this time


Return journey: Bolton Rail Station to University Rail Station


Note, the results are provided by TfL Open Data, but you should check before travelling in case of disruptions.

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