Greater Manchester Public Transport

Information about public transport in Greater Manchester - including Bolton - is provided by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM).

TfGM can give you information about:

  • Buses
  • Door-to-door transport
  • Local trains
  • Trams

This includes timetables, route maps, tickets and fares, journey planning, and how to get in touch or get involved. A link to their website can be found under the Links section on the right of this page.

To plan a journey within Bolton or the wider region call Traveline on 0871 200 22 33 or visit the TfGM journey planner website.

Accessible public transport

TfGM try to make public transport accessible to everybody, regardless of disability.

Information about accessible transport can be found on the TfGM website.

Bolton Community Transport

Bolton Community Transport is a charity that provides minibus transport for older people, disabled people, and anyone who has difficulty using public transport. All their minibuses have wheelchair lifts and they provide a door-to-door service. For further details, please see the Bolton Community Transport website.

Ring and Ride

Ring and Ride is a door-to-door service for people of all ages who find it difficult to use ordinary public transport, provided by Greater Manchester Public Transport Executive. Further details can be found on the Ring and Ride website.

Local Link

Local Link is a door-to-door bus service for anyone who lives in 4 specific areas of Bolton, provided by Transport for Greater Manchester.

Details about Local Link can be found on the TfGM website.

Transport for Greater Manchester

2 Piccadilly Place


M1 3BG

Telephone 0845 688 4933
Telephone 0161 200 6011

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