There are 6 ways to get from Bolton to Burnley by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Burnley Manchester Road

$14 - $21

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Bolton to Burnley National Express

$7 - $11

4 alternative options

Line 1 bus, line 152 bus  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Bolton, Higher Bridge Street/Prince Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 1
  2. Take the line 152 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) 152

$12

Line 480 bus, line 483 bus  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 480 bus from Bolton, Bridge Street/Market Hall to Bury Interchange 480
  2. Take the line 483 bus from Bury Interchange to Burnley, Bus Station 483

$12

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Burnley 22 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Burnley 22 miles

$4 - $7

What companies run services between Bolton, England and Burnley, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Burnley 5 times a week. Tickets cost $14 - $21 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bolton to Burnley via Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) and Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station in around 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Bolton, Higher Bridge Street/Prince Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Bolton, Bridge Street/Market Hall to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Bury Interchange to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bolton to Burnley
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bolton to Burnley?

The distance between Bolton and Burnley is 26 km. The road distance is 35 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bolton to Burnley?

The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Burnley is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 33 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Bolton to Burnley is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £60 - £75.

Is there a direct train between Bolton and Burnley?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bolton and Burnley?

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Bolton and arriving at Burnley. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

How long does it take to get from Bolton to Burnley?

The train from Bolton to Burnley Manchester Road takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs five times a week.