There are 5 ways to get from Burnley to Oldham by train, tram, 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, line 5 tram  •  54 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

Cheapest option

Line 589 bus, line 5 tram  •  1 h 52 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 - $10

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 58 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 Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly/Oldham St (Oxfam) to Oldham, King St/Barn St (Mecca Bingo) 180 / ...

$11 - $14

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

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, Piccadilly/Oldham St (Oxfam) in around 1 h 58 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 5 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 5 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
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
Schedules at
First
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly/Oldham St (Oxfam) to Oldham, King St/Barn St (Mecca Bingo)
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
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
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Piccadilly Gardens (BANK) to Oldham, King St/Barn St (Mecca Bingo)
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Oldham
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Burnley and Oldham is 29 km. The road distance is 47 km.

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

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

No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) and arriving at Oldham, King St/Barn St (Mecca Bingo) via Piccadilly Gardens, Piccadilly/Oldham St (Oxfam). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

It takes approximately 54 min to get from Burnley to Oldham, including transfers.