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Coach Hire Bolton and Minibus Hire Bolton | Reviews + Prices

For all you eco-friendly coach customers, we’re here to save you time, money and hassle, whilst making sure every journey you book meets our top-notch service promise. Oh - and we’ll make sure get that warm fuzzy feeling from supporting a local, independent coach company too.

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Coach Hire Comparison has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 from 1132 reviews.

Dan Challen, Bognor Regis

Wed 18 May 2022

"After struggling to gain some quotes with local companies for minibuses and using the platform for the first time, Coach Hire Comparison made the experience so much easier and more efficient to gain multiple quotes for me to choose from. I was abl..."

Chloe, Derby

Wed 18 May 2022

"The website is SO easy to use! I've spent hours trying to get quotes for a big hen party and had already sorted out our transport for one way....but had I of known about this site I would have booked both journeys through it! Will definitely use in f..."

Jackie Ambler, West Sussex

Mon 16 May 2022

"Great easy to follow website. Excellent efficient communication from receiving a quote, answering queries, accepting the quote and confirmation. Easy to follow instructions on how and when to pay. Booked a return journey for a group of us for a weddi..."

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Complete a quick form with your journey information, and we’ll whizz your request out to our trusted coach and minibus operators so they can prepare their best quotes.

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Home of the famous Bolton Wanderers football team and birthplace of DJ Sara Cox and boxing champion, Amir Khan, Bolton is a thriving town in Greater Manchester surrounded by breath-taking scenery and walks. A former mill town, Bolton has been producing textiles since the 14th Century and, today, it still produces an impressive amount of cotton and wool.  Step outside of the town centre and find yourself amidst panoramic views of the beautiful North-West countryside to which tourists flock to the area every year for the Rivington to Turton, Horwich and Last Drop Village walks.

Coach Hire in Bolton is competitively priced with a broad selection of operators. Booking a coach or bus with our quick and simple online quotation and booking system is simple. Greater Manchester coach hire members and local minibus operators provide availability and price information straight to the customer for a no-fuss way to book transport to the rest of the UK and Europe. Our free, no obligation quotation system allows you to browse real-time prices and select a service from a wide choice of transport operators. The innovative online system provides all the information necessary in a simple three step process.

With a considerable number of operators in Bolton and Greater Manchester, each is a supplier of comfortable coach hire and local minibus hire at fantastic prices. Our service helps you to lower the cost of travelling from Bolton to Manchester, Stoke and beyond for shopping, short breaks, hiking trips and special occasions. Reasonably priced minibus hire is easily available for airport transfers to Manchester, Birmingham and Liverpool. So, whether you’re looking for transport for a day trip or a weekend break, the right transport at the right price is available with a simple click of the mouse.

Friendly and professional, our operators drivers are experienced and fully qualified and CRB and DBS checked to ensure complete security and peace of mind, particularly for those travelling with vulnerable or elderly passengers and children. Many of our drivers have many years experience in driving commercial vehicles and have first-rate knowledge of the UK’s roads and motorways.

For small groups such as hen dos, stag parties and family days out, minibus hire Bolton is quick and easy to book. To get a quote, just type in your location, destination and the number of passengers, and almost instantly you will receive competitive quotes from all available operators. The choice is yours select an operator, complete the booking and you’re ready for your trip!

For prices and availability, use our fully automated online form above:  Coach Hire Prices

Local Information


Bolton Tourist Information Office

Le Mans Crescent


BL1 1SE Tel: 01204 334321


Bolton Train Station

Trinity Street


BL2 1BE Tel: 0845 000 0125


Bolton Coach Station

Blackburn Road


BL1 8PH Tel: 0161 244 1000

Popular pick-up locations in Bolton for our Minibus

Central Bus Station Bolton
A6172 Bolton BL1 1
Smithills Hall
Smithills Dean Road Bolton, Lancashire BL1 7NP
Astely Bridge Cricket Club
Bolton, Greater Manchester
University of Bolton
Deane Road Bolton, Greater Manchester BL3 5AB