There are 8 ways to get from Burnley to London by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 39m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston

£74 - £253

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Burnley to London Victoria Coach Station National Express

£10 - £13

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Train via Leeds  •  3h 46m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to London Kings Cross

£26 - £124

Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Burnley to London Paddington 229.5 miles

£35 - £55

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 3m

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

£67 - £242

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 31m

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

£53 - £187

Train to Manchester, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 6m

  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

£72 - £192

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to Southampton, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bradford Interchange
  2. Fly from Leeds Bradford (LBA) to Southampton (SOU) LBA - SOU
  3. Take the train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo

£93 - £257

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to London is to bus which costs £10 - £13 and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to London is to train which costs £70 - £260 and takes 3h 39m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burnley and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to London. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at London Euston via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Burnley and London is 182 miles. The road distance is 229.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to London without a car is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £70 - £260.

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It takes approximately 3h 39m to get from Burnley to London, including transfers.

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Burnley to London bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Burnley station.

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Burnley to London train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Burnley Manchester Road station.

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The best way to get from Burnley to London is to train which takes 3h 39m and costs £70 - £260. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £13 and takes 7h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to London.
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  • Distance: 182 miles
  • Duration: 3h 39m

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

You can take a train from Burnley to London Euston via Manchester Victoria and Manchester Piccadilly in around 3h 39m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Burnley to London Victoria twice daily. Tickets cost £10 - £13 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £280
Flights from Leeds Bradford to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Flights from Leeds Bradford to Southampton via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£100 - £400
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£65 - £240
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £90
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£170 - £240
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£16 - £23
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£16 - £23
1st Class
£30 - £50
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from Leeds to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£65 - £110
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Single
£28 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£65 - £110
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Airport Parkway to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£30 - £65
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £65
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£10 - £13
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National Express

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Burnley to London bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Burnley to London train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at London Euston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to London is 230 miles. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Burnley to London.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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