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There are 7 ways to get from Burnley to Bolton by train, bus, night bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 14 min

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

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 483 bus, line 471 bus  •  1 h 38 min

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

$2 - $4

5 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus  •  1 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Blackburn
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Bolton, Knowsley Street 1

Line 152 bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 56 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 152
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Bolton, Slater Street 1

Night bus  •  1 h 5 min

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

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Bolton 21.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Bolton 21.7 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Bolton is to line 483 bus and line 471 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Bolton is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 32 min.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Bolton. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Bolton via Blackburn. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 14 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Bolton is 16 miles. The road distance is 21.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Bolton without a car is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Burnley to Bolton, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Burnley to Bolton is to train which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 483 bus and line 471 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Bolton.
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  • Distance: 16.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Bolton via Blackburn in around 1 h 14 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Bolton via Bury Interchange in around 1 h 38 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Bolton, Knowsley Street
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Bolton, Slater Street
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 Burnley to Bolton
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Bolton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Bolton is 22 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Burnley to Bolton.

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