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

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

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

$8 - $13

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Night bus  •  1 h 5 min

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

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Train, line 1 bus  •  1 h 21 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 (Market Place) 1

$10 - $12

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

$9 - $11

Line 152 bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 50 min

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

$11

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 drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 32 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 12 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 12 min and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 12 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 12 min and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 483 bus and line 471 bus, which costs £7 - £9 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 12 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 12 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 - $6
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 Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Bolton, Knowsley Street (Market Place)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Bolton, Slater Street (Citroen)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
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
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Bolton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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