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Overview: Train from Manchester to Burnley

distanceDistance22 miles (35 km)
durationAverage train duration45 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Burnley cover the 22 miles (35 km) long journey taking on average 45 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £13, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Burnley Manchester Road.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Burnley.
How much do cheap trains to Burnley from Manchester cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Manchester and Burnley for as low as £13  for the next 7 days.
What is the average cost of a train from Manchester to Burnley?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Burnley from Manchester is £13  one way.
How many miles is it from Manchester to Burnley by train?
The Manchester to Burnley train distance is approximately 22 miles (35 km).
What is the average Manchester to Burnley train duration?
On average the train from Manchester to Burnley duration is 45 min  for the 22 miles (35 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Manchester to Burnley, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Burnley do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Burnley from Manchester, you can choose to depart from train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. Your trip can end in train stations such as Burnley Manchester Road, Burnley Central and Burnley Barracks.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Burnley Manchester Road.

Where is the train station in Manchester? Where is the train station in Burnley?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.4 miles (587 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Burnley Manchester Road, located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city centre.

Which train providers can take me between Manchester and Burnley?
Take the Manchester to Burnley train with Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Manchester to Burnley as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train to Burnley from Manchester?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains between Manchester and Burnley per day with Northern Rail  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services per day are there from Manchester to Burnley?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Manchester to Burnley. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Burnley from Manchester to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Manchester to Burnley is on average £13 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Burnley from Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your journey to Burnley.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Public transport options for Manchester Piccadilly
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales