There are 7 ways to get from Burnley to Manchester Airport by train, bus, tram, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport

$14 - $22

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Night bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Burnley to Manchester Airport National Express

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Bus, line 6 tram  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Art Gallery) X43
  2. Take the line 6 tram from St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) 6

$13

Bus, line 43 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Manchester Airport The Station 43 / ...

$14

Taxi  •  42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Manchester Airport 41.4 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  42 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Manchester Airport 41.4 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Burnley to Manchester Airport 41.5 miles

$100 - $150

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Burnley and arriving at Manchester Airport. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Manchester Airport. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Manchester Airport via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 32 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Manchester Airport is 30 miles. The road distance is 41.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Manchester Airport without a car is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 32 min to get from Burnley to Manchester Airport, including transfers.

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Burnley to Manchester Airport bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Burnley station.

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Burnley to Manchester Airport train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Burnley Manchester Road station.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Manchester Airport is to train which takes 1 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 43 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 22 min.

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Burnley to Manchester Airport bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Burnley to Manchester Airport train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Manchester Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Manchester Airport.
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  • Distance: 29.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 32 min

What companies run services between Burnley, England and Manchester Airport, England?

You can take a train from Burnley to Manchester Airport via Manchester Victoria in around 1 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Manchester Airport via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) and Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) in around 2 h 22 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from St Peter's Square (Manchester Metrolink) to Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Art Gallery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Portland Tower) to Manchester Airport The Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Burnley to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
42 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Burnley to Manchester Airport
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Manchester Airport is 41 miles. It takes approximately 42 min to drive from Burnley to Manchester Airport.

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