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

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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

$15 - $19

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Southport

$21 - $35

Line 152 bus, bus  •  2 h 35 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) X2

$17

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Burnley to Southport 40 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Southport 40 miles

$8 - $13

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Southport. However, there are services departing from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) and arriving at Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 35 min.

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

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The distance between Burnley and Southport is 33 miles. The road distance is 40 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Southport without a car is to train and bus which takes 1 h 33 min and costs £11 - £15.

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

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Burnley to Southport bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, depart from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) station.

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

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The best way to get from Burnley to Southport is to train which takes 2 h and costs £16 - £24. Alternatively, you can line 152 bus and bus, which costs £13 and takes 2 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Southport.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Southport hourly. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Southport via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) in around 2 h 35 min.

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 Southport
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
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
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Southport, The Monument (Christ Church)
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Burnley to Southport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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Burnley to Southport bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, arrive at Southport, The Monument (Christ Church) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Southport is 40 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Burnley to Southport.

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