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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bolton

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 5 min

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

$6 - $10

5 alternative options

Train via Blackburn  •  1 h 19 min

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

$8 - $13

Line 483 bus, line 471 bus  •  1 h 41 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, Bradshawgate/Shiffnall Street (The Alma Inn) 471

$9 - $11

Line 152 bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 48 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, Higher Bridge Street/Slater Street (Citroen) 1

$12

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Bolton 21.7 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Bolton 21.7 miles

$4 - $7

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Bolton every 3 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Bolton via Bury Interchange in around 1 h 41 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bolton
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
16 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
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
$8
Schedules at
rossobus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Bolton, Higher Bridge Street/Slater Street (Citroen)
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Bolton
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Burnley and Bolton is 26 km. The road distance is 35 km.

The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Bolton is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 32 min.

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Bolton. Services depart every three hours. The journey takes approximately 1 h 16 min.

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.

The train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bolton takes 1 h 16 min including transfers and departs every three hours.