How to get to Burnley from Cardiff

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from Cardiff to Burnley

How to get to Burnley from Cardiff by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Cardiff to Burnley is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Cardiff to Burnley

distanceDistance164 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£22 - £50
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £22 • 7 h 26 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £50 • 5 h 28 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Transport for Wales

Travel 164 miles by coach or train to Burnley from Cardiff. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are National Express or Transport for Wales among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Cardiff to Burnley.

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Travel on National Express and CrossCountry travel from Cardiff to Burnley at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Cross Country trains are a UK-based train operator that provides services across the country including trains from Cardiff to Burnley. They offer a range of services, from express services to local services, and have a variety of ticket types to suit different needs. Their express services, such as the CrossCountry Voyager and CrossCountry XC Trains, offer a fast and comfortable journey, with onboard facilities such as free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a selection of snacks and drinks. Their local services, such as the CrossCountry Regional and CrossCountry Regional Express, provide a more leisurely journey, with stops at smaller stations along the way. They also offer a range of ticket types, such as Advance, Anytime, and Off-Peak tickets, to suit different budgets and travel needs. The most popular routes for Cross Country trains include London to Birmingham, Manchester to Edinburgh, and Bristol to Reading.

    National Express is the leading travel operator for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 travel a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveller in mind. All National Express travel are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most travel are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cardiff - Burnley travel: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

      FAQs: Cardiff to Burnley

      FAQs: Travel 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.

      There are 2 ways to get from Cardiff to Burnley: coach or train.

      The cheapest way to travel to Burnley from Cardiff is a coach with an average price of £22.

      This is compared to other travel options from Cardiff to Burnley:

      A coach is £28 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Cardiff to Burnley costing on average £50.

      The fastest way to get to Burnley from Cardiff is by train with an average travel time of 5 h 28 min.

      Other travel options to Burnley take longer:

      Coach takes on average 7 h 26 min.

      Burnley is approximately 164 miles away from Cardiff.

      The average frequency per day from Cardiff to Burnley is:

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Burnley from Cardiff as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

        These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cardiff to Burnley:

        • Coaches from Cardiff to Burnley most often leave from Cardiff, Sophia Gardens and arrive in Burnley, Bus Station.
        • Trains most often depart from Cardiff at Cardiff Central and arrive in Burnley at Burnley Manchester Road.

        Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cardiff to Burnley:

        • You can travel between Cardiff and Burnley by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £22 with National Express from Cardiff to Burnley.
        • You can travel to Burnley from Cardiff by train with Transport for Wales or CrossCountry. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £73 with CrossCountry from Cardiff to Burnley.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Cardiff to Burnley with the following travel companies:

        • You'll find direct coaches with.
        • You'll find direct trains with.

        Direct services to Burnley tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Cardiff to Burnley often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Blackpool, Leeds or Preston. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cardiff and Burnley itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Burnley and any of these top destinations today!

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