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There are 4 ways to get from Burnley to Southport by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  2 h

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Southport

$21 - $35

3 alternative options

Line 152 bus, bus  •  2 h 38 min

  1. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Southport, The Monument X2 / ...

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 and arriving at Southport, The Monument via Preston City Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Southport. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. 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 which takes 2 h and costs £16 - £24.

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The train from Burnley Manchester Road to Southport takes 2 h including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Burnley to Southport bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Company, depart from Burnley, St James 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 and takes 2 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Southport.
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  • Distance: 33.1 miles
  • Duration: 2 h

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Burnley to Southport every 2 hours. 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 in around 2 h 38 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, St James Street to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station to Southport, The Monument
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Website
Stagecoach in Lancashire
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 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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