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

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Recommended option

Train  •  1h 5m

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Rochdale
  2. Take the train from Rochdale to Moston

$8 - $13

Cheapest option

Line 463 bus, line 464 bus, line 409 bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 463 bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Bacup, St James Gardens 463
  2. Take the line 464 bus from Bacup, St James Gardens to Rochdale Interchange 464 / ...
  3. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Coldhurst, Belmont St 409

$2 - $4

3 alternative options

Line 589 bus, line 409 bus  •  2h 17m

  1. Take the line 589 bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Rochdale Interchange 589
  2. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Oldham, King St 409

$6 - $8

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Oldham 29.3 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  32m

  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 line 463 bus and line 464 bus and line 409 bus which costs £2 - £3 and takes 2h 12m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley station to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Bus Station and arriving at Coldhurst, Belmont St via Bacup, St James Gardens and Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Moston via Rochdale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 5m.

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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 which takes 1h 5m and costs £6 - £11.

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It takes approximately 1h 5m to get from Burnley to Oldham, including transfers.

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Burnley to Oldham bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Burnley, Bus Station.

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

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The best way to get from Burnley to Oldham is to train which takes 1h 5m and costs £6 - £11. Alternatively, you can line 463 bus and line 464 bus and line 409 bus, which costs £2 - £3 and takes 2h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Oldham.
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  • Distance: 18.1 miles
  • Duration: 1h 5m

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

You can take a train from Burnley to Oldham via Rochdale in around 1h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Oldham via Bacup, St James Gardens and Rochdale Interchange in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Rochdale to Moston
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Bacup, St James Gardens
Ave. Duration
24m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Bacup, St James Gardens to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rossobus.com
First
Phone
+44 (0)1224 650100
Website
firstgroup.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Coldhurst, Belmont St
Ave. Duration
29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
First
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Oldham, King St
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
First
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Oldham
Ave. Duration
32m
Estimated price
$100 - $130

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Burnley to Oldham bus services, operated by First, arrive at Coldhurst, Belmont St station.

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Burnley to Oldham train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Moston station.

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

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