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

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Train  •  8m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Accrington

$2 - $4

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Rideshare  •  25m

  1. Take the rideshare from Burnley to Accrington 6.9 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  15m

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

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  9m

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Accrington 6.8 miles

$27 - $35

Drive  •  9m

  1. Drive from Burnley to Accrington 6.8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2h 1m

  1. Walk from Burnley to Accrington 6.3 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Accrington is to rideshare which costs £1 and takes 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Accrington is to train which costs £2 - £3 and takes 8m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Burnley and arriving at Accrington. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Accrington. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8m.

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The distance between Burnley and Accrington is 5 miles. The road distance is 6.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Accrington without a car is to train which takes 8m and costs £2 - £3.

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The train from Burnley Manchester Road to Accrington takes 8m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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

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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 8m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Accrington hourly. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 8m.

Train operators
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Burnley to Accrington
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Burnley to Accrington
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
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blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Burnley to Accrington
Ave. Duration
9m
Estimated price
$27 - $35

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Burnley to Accrington train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Accrington station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Accrington is 7 miles. It takes approximately 9m to drive from Burnley to Accrington.

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There are 340+ hotels available in Accrington. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Burnley and Accrington. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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