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from Manchester to Burnley

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

Our recommendation

To get from Manchester to Burnley on 20 Oct we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:05Manchester, Coach Station1h11 19:16Burnley
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£81One-way
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18:05Manchester, Coach Station1h11 19:16Burnley
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£81One-way
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19:30Manchester, Coach Station1h11 20:41Burnley
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£81One-way
19:10Manchester, Coach Station1h11 20:21Burnley
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£81One-way
08:35Manchester, Coach Station1h16 09:51Burnley
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£81One-way

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Tue
19 Oct
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£8National Express
Wed
20 Oct
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£8National Express
Thu
21 Oct
£13Northern Rail
£8National Express
Sat
23 Oct
£21Northern Rail
£8National Express
Wed
27 Oct
£13Northern Rail
£8National Express
Thu
28 Oct
£17Northern Rail
£8National Express
Sat
30 Oct
£21Northern Rail
£8National Express
Sun
31 Oct
£21Northern Rail
£8National Express

Travel Information between Manchester and Burnley

distanceDistance22 miles (35 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£8 - £12
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £8 • 1 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £12 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNational Express or Northern Rail

Travel 22 miles (35 km) by coach or train to Burnley from Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £8. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are National Express or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Manchester to Burnley.

Travel Tips

Travel from Manchester 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 Manchester to Burnley.
FAQs
What are my Manchester to Burnley travel options?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Burnley from Manchester. You can take a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Manchester to Burnley?

The cheapest way from Manchester to Burnley is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £8 compared to other travel options to Burnley:

A coach is generally £4 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £12 from Manchester to Burnley.

What is the quickest way from Manchester to Burnley?

The fastest way from Manchester to Burnley is by train with an average journey time of 45 min.

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 1 h 15 min   on average.

How far is it from Manchester to Burnley?

The Manchester to Burnley distance is approximately 22 miles (35 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Manchester to Burnley is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Manchester and in Burnley?

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

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Manchester to Burnley depart from Manchester, Shudehill Interchange to Burnley, Bus Station (stand 3).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Burnley Manchester Road.
Which travel operators can get me from Manchester to Burnley?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Manchester to Burnley, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with National Express for coaches to Burnley. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for National Express Manchester to Burnley tickets on Omio for £8.
  • Travel with Northern Rail for trains to Burnley. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Northern Rail Manchester to Burnley tickets on Omio for £12.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Burnley from Manchester?
Omio customers who travel from Manchester to Burnley often also extend their holiday to go to London, Liverpool or Leeds. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Burnley and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I buy my Manchester to Burnley ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £8 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £12 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Manchester 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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