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Manchester-Burnley Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Manchester to Burnley?

Lowest Price$18.95
Fastest Train1h 8m
Trains Per Day48
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Manchester to Burnley right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Manchester to Burnley?

In the last month, $25.84 was the average price of a train ticket from Manchester, MAN to Burnley, LAN. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You are more likely to find a ticket at this price or lower if you book online in advance of your travel date.

How long is the train journey from Manchester to Burnley?

The distance between Manchester and Burnley is approximately 21 miles, or 34 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 1 hour 59 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour 8 minutes. As a relatively short ride, taking the train is an easy way to travel between these two cities.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Manchester to Burnley are the most crowded on Monday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Manchester at 7:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Manchester to Burnley?

There are 48 scheduled trains on most days. 2 of these are direct connections to Burnley. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Burnley to Manchester. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Manchester to Burnley for $11.93.

Which train should you take from Manchester to Burnley?

2 train services operate from Manchester, Manchester to Burnley, Lancashire. Northern Rail usually has more trains scheduled, with 32 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Northern Rail321h 36m$23.66
TransPennine Express + Connections162h 48m$30.19

Where is the train station in Manchester?

Manchester has 3 stations where passengers can board the train to Burnley:

  • Manchester Victoria
  • Manchester Airport
  • Manchester Oxford Rd

Where is the train station in Burnley?

There are more train stations and stops in Burnley than most cities. Most trains from Manchester will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Burnley:

  • Burnley Manchester Rd
  • Rose Grove
  • Burnley Central
  • Burnley Barracks

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