There are 5 ways to get from Burnley to Leeds by train, 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

$13 - $20

Cheapest option

Line 592 bus, line 255 bus  •  3 h 11 min

  1. 592
  2. 255

$8 - $11

3 alternative options

Bus, line 60 bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. M4
  2. 60

$11 - $14

Taxi  •  56 min

  1. 36.5 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  56 min

  1. 36.5 miles

$7 - $12

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Leeds every 2 hours. Tickets cost $13 - $20 and the journey takes 1 h 16 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Leeds via Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) in around 2 h 52 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, King Street (Bank of England)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
Arriva Yorkshire
Phone
+44 344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Halifax Town Centre, Bus Station (Halifax Bus Station) to Leeds City Centre, Infirmary Street (Infirmary Street Bus Point)
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Leeds
Ave. Duration
56 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Burnley and Leeds is 46 km. The road distance is 58 km.

The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Leeds is to line 592 bus and line 255 bus which costs £5 - £8 and takes 3 h 11 min.

The quickest way to get from Burnley to Leeds is to taxi which takes 56 min and costs £95 - £120.

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

No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Leeds. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Bus Station and arriving at Leeds City Centre, King Street (Bank of England) via Keighley, Bus Station (Keighley Bus Station). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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