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There are 12 ways to get from Burnley to Essex by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$149 - $233

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Bus  •  9 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Golders Green National Express
  2. Take the bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London National Express

$32 - $46

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Bus, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St X43
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$130 - $195

Train East Midlands Trains  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport

$115 - $170

Drive  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Essex 222.8 miles

$45 - $70

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southend (SEN) MAN - SEN
  3. Take the train from Shenfield to White Notley

$93 - $341

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR) MAN - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$127 - $343

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LBA - LHR
  3. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$113 - $266

Train to Manchester, fly to Norwich, train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Norwich (NWI) MAN - NWI
  3. Take the train from Norwich to Colchester

$125 - $267

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Southampton (SOU) MAN - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
  4. Take the train from Stratford (London) to White Notley

$99 - $232

Train, train to Newcastle, fly to London Heathrow  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to York
  2. Take the train from York to Newcastle
  3. Fly from Newcastle (NCL) to London Heathrow (LHR) NCL - LHR
  4. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$157 - $462

Train to Manchester, fly to Cambridge, train  •  7 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Cambridge (CBG) MAN - CBG
  3. Take the train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
  4. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley

$120 - $422

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Essex is to bus which costs £24 - £35 and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Essex is to drive which costs £35 - £55 and takes 3 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Essex. However, there are services departing from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn and arriving at Black Notley, Bulford Lane via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Golders Green, Stansted Airport, Coach Station and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Essex is 181 miles. The road distance is 222.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Essex without a car is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs £110 - £180.

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It takes approximately 5 h 7 min to get from Burnley to Essex, including transfers.

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Burnley to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Essex is to train which takes 5 h 7 min and costs £110 - £180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £24 - £35 and takes 9 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Southend Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Burnley to Essex bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Stansted Airport London station.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Essex.
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  • Distance: 180.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 7 min

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Essex via Preston, London Euston, Euston station, Moorgate station, and London Liverpool Street in around 5 h 7 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Essex via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Golders Green, Stansted Airport London, Stansted Airport, Coach Station, and Braintree Town Centre, Bus Park in around 9 h 51 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Flights from Newcastle to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from Manchester to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Manchester to Norwich
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $340
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from London Liverpool Street to White Notley
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Shenfield to White Notley
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Norwich to Colchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stratford (London) to White Notley
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Cambridge to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$85 - $130
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $55
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to York
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from York to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$14 - $21
Off-Peak Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $45
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Golders Green
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
Bus from London Golders Green to Stansted Airport London
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Essex is 223 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to drive from Burnley to Essex.

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Flybe offers flights from Manchester Airport to Southend Airport.

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