There are 4 ways to get from Burnley to Bolton by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Burnley to Astley Bridge National Express

£4 - £6

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Train  •  1h 10m

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

£10 - £17

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Bolton 22.5 miles

£45 - £60

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Bolton 22.5 miles

£3 - £6

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Bolton is to drive which costs £3 - £6 and takes 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Bolton is to taxi which costs £45 - £60 and takes 34 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burnley and arriving at Astley Bridge. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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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 1h 10m.

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The distance between Burnley and Bolton is 16 miles. The road distance is 22.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Bolton without a car is to bus which takes 1h 5m and costs £4 - £6.

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The bus from Burnley to Astley Bridge takes 1h 5m including transfers and departs twice daily.

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

National Express operates a bus from Burnley to Astley Bridge twice daily. Tickets cost £4 - £6 and the journey takes 1h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Burnley to Bolton via Blackburn in around 1h 10m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £9
Train from Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£5 - £7
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £8
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Burnley to Astley Bridge
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Bolton
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
£45 - £60
Town Taxis
Phone
+44 1282 838 882
Doubletop Taxis
Phone
+44 1282 420 028
Burnley & Crown Taxis
Phone
+44 1282 455 555
Website
burnleytaxis.co.uk
Alan's 1st Choice Taxis
Phone
+44 1282 778 833
Website
minibusespadiham.co.uk

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The best way to get from Burnley to Bolton is to bus which takes 1h 5m and costs £4 - £6. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £10 - £17 and takes 1h 10m.

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Burnley to Bolton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Astley Bridge 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 34 min to drive from Burnley to Bolton.

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