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Train Information from Cardiff to Burnley

distanceDistance164 miles (265 km)
priceAverage train ticket price£93 (€105)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to Burnley cover the 164 miles (265 km) long route taking on average 6 h 8 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £93, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £93. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Burnley Manchester Road.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cardiff to Burnley
Travel by train to Burnley easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cardiff to Burnley.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Cardiff to Burnley?
You can find a cheap train from Cardiff to Burnley for some dates and times for as low as £93  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Cardiff to Burnley?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cardiff to Burnley train price to come in at an average of £93  one way.
What is the distance from Cardiff to Burnley by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Cardiff to Burnley via train to be approximately 164 miles (265 km).
How long is the train journey to Burnley from Cardiff?
On average the train from Cardiff to Burnley duration is 6 h 8 min  for the 164 miles (265 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Cardiff goes to Burnley? Which train station do I come into Burnley from Cardiff?

When taking a train from Cardiff, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). When you arrive in Burnley, your train can arrive in train stations including Burnley Manchester Road, Burnley Central and Burnley Barracks.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Cardiff Central   to Burnley Manchester Road.

Where is the train station in Cardiff to go to Burnley? Where is the train station in Burnley located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Cardiff Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Cardiff. The most popular arrival train station in Burnley, called Burnley Manchester Road, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Cardiff to Burnley?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Cardiff to Burnley. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Cardiff to Burnley? When can I take the last train for the day?
You can take the first train from Cardiff to Burnley at 09: 45   or take the last train from Cardiff to Burnley leaving at 10: 52. Look for the latest Cardiff Burnley train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets to Burnley from Cardiff to score the best deals?
If you book Cardiff to Burnley train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £93. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cardiff to Burnley. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cardiff for your journey to Burnley.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway