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

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Blackburn
  2. Take the train from Blackburn to Burnley Manchester Road

$8 - $13

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Night bus  •  1 h 5 min

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

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 1 bus, line 152 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Bolton, 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 471 bus, line 483 bus  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the line 471 bus from Bolton Interchange to Bury Interchange 471 / ...
  2. Take the line 483 bus from Bury Interchange to Burnley, Bus Station 483

$11

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Burnley 22 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Burnley 22 miles

$4 - $7

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Bolton to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Bolton and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road via Blackburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Burnley is 16 miles. The road distance is 22 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Burnley without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 13 min to get from Bolton to Burnley, including transfers.

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

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Bolton to Burnley train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bolton station.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Burnley is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 1 bus and line 152 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 2 min.

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

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Bolton to Burnley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Burnley Manchester Road station.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Burnley.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

You can take a train from Bolton to Burnley via Blackburn in around 1 h 13 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 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Bolton, Prince Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Bury Interchange to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
rossobus.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 Bolton to Burnley
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bolton to Burnley
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to Burnley is 22 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Bolton to Burnley.

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