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

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  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Rugby

$90 - $156

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 National Express

$30 - $38

6 alternative options

Bus, train CrossCountry  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry
  3. Take the train from Coventry to Northampton

$76 - $139

Bus, train via Nottingham  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Art Gallery) X43
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
  3. Take the train from Nottingham to Kettering

$50 - $114

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Northampton 168.7 miles

$35 - $55

Train to Manchester, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 33 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 Euston to Northampton

$133 - $356

Train to Leeds Bradford, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 10 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 Euston to Northampton

$125 - $285

Train to Manchester, fly to Southend, train  •  6 h 26 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 Southend Airport to London Liverpool Street
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Northampton

$120 - $382

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Northampton is to bus which costs £23 - £30 and takes 7 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Northampton is to drive which costs £27 - £40 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) and arriving at Northampton via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Northampton. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Northampton via Preston and Rugby. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Northampton is 121 miles. The road distance is 168.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Northampton without a car is to train which takes 3 h 48 min and costs £65 - £120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Burnley to Northampton, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Northampton.
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  • Distance: 121.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Northampton via Preston and Rugby in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Northampton via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 7 h 13 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 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Southend
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Bradford Interchange
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Rugby
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $120
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $120
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Coventry
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $95
Train from Coventry to Northampton
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $35
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Coventry to Northampton
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$7 - $10
Anytime Day Single
$12 - $17
Train from London Euston to Northampton
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Train from Nottingham to Kettering
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Kettering
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chinatown (Art Gallery)
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Website
nationalexpress.com

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