There are 5 ways to get from Burnley to Oldham by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 5 tram  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Rochdale
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$10 - $14

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Line 589 bus, line 5 tram  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 589 bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Rochdale Interchange 589
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$7 - $9

3 alternative options

Bus, line 83 bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the line 83 bus from Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) to Oldham Central Bus Station 83 / ...

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Oldham 29.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Oldham 29.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Oldham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Burnley to Oldham is to taxi which costs £80 - £100 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Oldham station. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) and arriving at Oldham Central Bus Station via Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Oldham is 18 miles. The road distance is 29.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Oldham without a car is to train and line 5 tram which takes 57 min and costs £7 - £11.

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It takes approximately 57 min to get from Burnley to Oldham, including transfers.

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

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Burnley to Oldham bus services, operated by First, arrive at Oldham Central Bus Station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Oldham is 29 miles. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Burnley to Oldham.

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There are 827+ hotels available in Oldham. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Oldham.
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  • Distance: 18.1 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

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

You can take a bus from Burnley to Oldham via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) and Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Railway Station (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Rochdale Interchange (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens, Oldham St (Oxfam) to Oldham Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
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
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Oldham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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