Easy to Commute

Travelling to Alliance Learning

If you are new to Bolton or coming to Alliance Learning for the first time, it can be hard to juggle all those variables and commute so that it works for you.

Where is Alliance Learning located and how can it be accessed?

Alliance Learning is located on the Horwich Loco Estate behind the fire station in Horwich. This site is located minutes off Junction 6 M61. Located in Horwich, Bolton, Alliance Learning is easily accessible by a number of different transportation options. Whether you are a visitor to Alliance Learning, a student or even an employer, it is easy to get to Alliance Learning by bus, car or even train.

How do I access Alliance Learning by bus?

To find the exact times of your bus and plan your journey, please find below:

- From Leigh to Horwich: Click here

- From Bolton to Horwich: Click here

- From Wigan to Horwich: Click here

- From Chorley to Horwich: Click here

How do I access Alliance Learning by train?

You can take the train to Horwich Parkway train station. This is located 20 minutes’ walk away from our training centre. Click here to find out what trains go to Horwich Parkway

How do I access Alliance Learning by car?

1. Exit the M61 at Junction 6 and travel down the A6027 towards Bolton North/Horwich
2. Pass the Macron Stadium and at the large roundabout take the 1st exit onto A673 Chorley New Road and continue for about 1 mile
3. The Horwich Loco Estate is on the left next to the Fire Station and War Memorial
4. Alliance Learning is the first building on the right.

Parking is also available for our learners throughout the year. There are a number of main parking locations across our training location including disabled parking.

How do I access Alliance Learning by foot?

Alliance Learning is located 5 minutes’ walk away from Horwich Town Centre and is only 1 minute walk after getting off the 575 at the fire station.

How do I access Alliance Learning by bike?

Horwich has cycle lanes from Bolton and this is another option to access Alliance Learning. We have parking spaces for bicycles and motorbikes. Shower and locker facilities are available at our training location.

Can I get a discount on travel?

Apprentices will have the option to buy a NUS card, which can get you a discounted travel, for example, a railcard. For more information on purchasing an NUS card, please click here.