There are 5 ways to get from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Train  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria

$10 - $15

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Rideshare  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Burnley to Manchester 28.1 miles

$6

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Bus  •  1 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43 / ...

$6 - $10

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station 28.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station 28.5 miles

$6 - $9

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) and arriving at Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Manchester Victoria. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 22 miles. The road distance is 28.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station without a car is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs .

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The train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria takes 46 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, depart from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) station.

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

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The best way to get from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to train which takes 1 h 5 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 1 h 19 min.

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Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) station.

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Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Victoria station.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station.
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  • Distance: 21.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

What companies run services between Burnley, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, The Burnley Bus Company operates a bus from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station every 10 minutes. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
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 (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
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 Burnley to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Burnley to Manchester
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station is 29 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Burnley to Manchester Piccadilly Station.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Burnley and Manchester Piccadilly Station. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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