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

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Train  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Burnley Manchester Road to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
  3. Take the train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester

$39 - $70

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Bus, line 5 bus  •  5 h 7 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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester
  3. Take the line 5 bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station 5

$24 - $28

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Bus, train, line 1 bus  •  3 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) to Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) X43
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station) 1

$25 - $39

Bus  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 152
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Queen Square Bus Station X2

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Burnley to Wrexham 80.1 miles

$17 - $25

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No, there is no direct bus from Burnley to Wrexham station. However, there are services departing from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) and arriving at Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Chester Bus Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Burnley to Wrexham. However, there are services departing from Burnley Manchester Road and arriving at Wrexham General via Preston, Warrington Bank Quay and Chester. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Burnley and Wrexham is 60 miles. The road distance is 80.1 miles.

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The best way to get from Burnley to Wrexham without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Burnley to Wrexham, including transfers.

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Burnley to Wrexham bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, depart from Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road) station.

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

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The best way to get from Burnley to Wrexham is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 5 bus, which costs and takes 5 h 7 min.

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Burnley to Wrexham bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Chester, arrive at Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station.

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Burnley to Wrexham train services, operated by Arriva Trains Wales, arrive at Chester station.

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Map of how to get from Burnley to Wrexham.
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  • Distance: 60.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Burnley, England and Wrexham, Wales?

You can take a train from Burnley to Wrexham via Preston, Warrington Bank Quay, and Chester in around 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Burnley to Wrexham via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House), Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Chester, and Chester Bus Interchange in around 5 h 7 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 Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Warrington Bank Quay
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$13 - $19
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Arriva Trains Wales
Phone
03333 211 202
Email
customer.relations@arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Train from Warrington Bank Quay to Chester
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$4 - $7
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
First Anytime Day Single
$11 - $17
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Chester
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Website
arrivatrainswales.co.uk
Advanced Single
$8 - $12
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $25
First Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Bus operators
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 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Arriva Cymru
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Chester, Railway Station (Town Crier) to Wrexham, Bus Station (Wrexham Bus Station)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
arrivabus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Chester
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach in Chester
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chester Bus Interchange to Plas Coch, Wrexham General Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Queen Square Bus Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Website
stagecoachbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Burnley to Wrexham is 80 miles. It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to drive from Burnley to Wrexham.

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