Travel options
from Glasgow to Burnley

You can get from Glasgow to Burnley by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Burnley on 24 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:38Glasgow Central3h46 14:24Burnley Central
1 changes
£551One-way
Cheapest
09:40Glasgow, Buchanan7h05 16:45Burnley
1 changes
£391One-way
Other options
11:07Glasgow Central3h48 14:55Burnley Central
1 changes
£631One-way
23:00Glasgow, Buchanan8h16 07:16Burnley
1 changes
£571One-way

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Sun
24 Oct
£55Avanti West Coast
£39National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£36Avanti West Coast
£45National Express
Fri
29 Oct
£43Avanti West Coast
£30National Express

Travel Information to Burnley from Glasgow

distanceDistance163 miles (263 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£11 - £125
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £11 • 7 h 14 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £54 • 3 h 42 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express, British Airways or First Transpennine Express

Travel 163 miles (263 km) by coach, flight or train between Glasgow and Burnley. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 42 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £11. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express, British Airways or First Transpennine Express among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Burnley.

Travel Tips

Travel from Glasgow to Burnley
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FAQs
What are my travel options from Glasgow to Burnley?

There are 3 ways that you can travel to Burnley from Glasgow. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Burnley from Glasgow?

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Burnley is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £11 compared to other travel options to Burnley:

A coach is about £114 less than a flight, which costs on average £125 for this route.

A coach is about £43 less than a train, which costs on average £54 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to get to Burnley from Glasgow?

The fastest way to get to Burnley from Glasgow is by train with an average travel time of 3 h 42 min.

There are alternative travel options to Burnley that can usually take longer:

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How far is Burnley from Glasgow?

Burnley is approximately 163 miles (263 km) away from Glasgow.

How many services a day are there from Glasgow to Burnley?

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Burnley is:

  • 11 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Glasgow to Burnley?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Glasgow to Burnley:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Burnley, Bus Station (stand 3).
  • Most travellers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Burnley Manchester Road.
Which travel companies can take me from Glasgow to Burnley?

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

  • You can travel by coach from Glasgow to Burnley with National Express, and you can find National Express Glasgow to Burnley tickets for £11 on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Glasgow to Burnley with British Airways. Cheap tickets can be found for £125 with British Airways from Glasgow to Burnley.
  • You can take a train from Glasgow to Burnley with First Transpennine Express. Cheap tickets can be found for £54 with First Transpennine Express from Glasgow to Burnley.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Glasgow to Burnley?
Looking to extend your trip from Glasgow to Burnley? Many Omio customers who go from Glasgow to Burnley usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Liverpool. If you're looking to explore London, Manchester or Liverpool from Burnley, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Glasgow to Burnley ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Glasgow to Burnley, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £11 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing £125 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost £54 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Burnley from Glasgow online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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