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Bolton

How to get to and from Manchester Airport from Bolton

Bolton town centre

Manchester Airport to Bolton

With only 20 miles between them, Manchester Airport and Bolton have lots of travel links via coach, car and train.


By Train

There are several train routes that run through the centre of Bolton to Manchester Airport. The journey takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour 15 minutes depending on which train you catch, and with frequent services every day you can easily find one to get you to Manchester Airport for your flight.

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By Coach

There are several train routes that run through the centre of Bolton to Manchester Airport. The journey takes between 45 minutes and 1 hour 15 minutes depending on which train you catch, and with frequent services every day you can easily find one to get you to Manchester Airport for your flight.

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By Car


Driving to and from Bolton only takes around 30 minutes via the M60, making it the fastest way to get between the town and Manchester Airport. There’s also the ability to rent a car from Manchester Airport if you don’t have your own, and you can book a hotel room if you have an early flight and need to avoid rush-hour traffic around Manchester.

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