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The town has excellent transport links with two train stations and its connections to the national motorway network through the M55 which joins the M6. 

By Train
Manchester – 1h 12 mins
Manchester Airport – 1h 33 mins
Liverpool Airport – 1h 46 mins
Preston – 27 mins
Bolton – 50 mins

By Road
Bolton – 44 mins
Manchester – 1h 4 mins
Preston – 25 mins
Liverpool – 1h 5 mins
Birmingham – 2h 18 mins