There are 5 ways to get from Burnley to Southport by train, 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, bus  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) X2

$11 - $18

4 alternative options

Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Southport

$22 - $35

Bus  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 152
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) X2

$13 - $15

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Southport 40 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Southport 40 miles

$8 - $13

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Southport every 4 hours. Tickets cost $22 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Southport via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) in around 2 h 37 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Burnley Manchester Road to Southport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Railway Station to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63) to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Southport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Burnley and Southport is 53 km. The road distance is 64 km.

The cheapest way to get from Burnley to Southport is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Burnley to Southport is to taxi which takes 45 min and costs £110 - £130.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Southport. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 2 h.

No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Southport. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Bus Station and arriving at Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 63). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Burnley to Southport, including transfers.