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

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Train  •  8 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Accrington

$2 - $4

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Rideshare  •  25 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Burnley to Accrington 6.9 miles

$2

4 alternative options

Bus  •  39 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Clifton Street to Accrington, Bradshaw Street East 9 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Accrington 6.8 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  9 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Accrington 6.8 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 1 min

  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 25 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burnley, Clifton Street and arriving at Accrington, Bradshaw Street East. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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

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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 8 min and costs £2 - £3.

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

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Burnley to Accrington bus services, operated by Transdev Burnley & Pendl, depart from Burnley, Clifton Street station.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Accrington.
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  • Distance: 5.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 min

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 8 min. Alternatively, Transdev Burnley & Pendl operates a bus from Burnley to Accrington every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 39 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Bus operators
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Clifton Street to Accrington, Bradshaw Street East
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Moving People
Phone
0345 475 1212
Email
info@movingpeopleltd.co.uk
Website
movingpeopleltd.co.uk
Bus from Accrington Road, Unity WMC (Rossendale Road) to Hillock Vale, William Street (Penny House Lane)
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
movingpeopleltd.co.uk
Boomerang Travel Ltd
Bus from Burnham Gate, Trafalgar Street (Dent Row) to Hillock Vale, William Street (Penny House Lane)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
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
Bus from Burnley to Accrington
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Burnley to Accrington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Burnley to Accrington
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
$28 - $35

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