How to get from Glasgow to Burnley

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Travel Information between Glasgow and Burnley

distanceDistance163 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£47 - £337
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £47 • 4 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £55 • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or Transpennine Express

Travel 163 miles by coach, flight, ferry or train from Glasgow to Burnley. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £47. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Burnley.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Burnley

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 Glasgow to Burnley.

There are 4 ways to travel from Glasgow to Burnley including taking a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Burnley. Tickets for a coach cost on average £47.

This is compared to other travel options to Burnley:

A coach is generally £290 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £337 from Glasgow to Burnley.

A coach is £7 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Glasgow to Burnley costing on average £55.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Burnley is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Burnley from Glasgow can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 4 h 49 min   on average.

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The distance between Glasgow and Burnley is around 163 miles.

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Burnley is:

  • 2 coaches per day.
  • Around 21 trains per day.

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

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

  • Coaches most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Burnley at Burnley, Bus Station (stand 3).
  • Trains from Glasgow to Burnley most often leave from Glasgow Central and arrive in Burnley Manchester Road.

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

  • You can travel from Glasgow to Burnley by coach with National Express. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £47 with National Express from Glasgow to Burnley.
  • You can travel by plane from Glasgow to Burnley with British Airways, and you can find British Airways Glasgow to Burnley tickets for £337 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Glasgow and Burnley with Transpennine Express, and you can find Transpennine Express Glasgow to Burnley tickets for £55 on Omio.
Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Burnley often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Liverpool. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Burnley itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Burnley and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Glasgow to Burnley, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £47 one way for this route.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £337 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £55 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Burnley tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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