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

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Train  •  2h 54m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Burnley Manchester Road

£18 - £66

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Train, line 60 bus, bus  •  4h 33m

  1. Take the train from Darlington to Leeds
  2. Take the line 60 bus from Leeds City Centre, Wellington Street to Keighley, Bus Station 60
  3. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Burnley, Ormerod Road M4

Bus  •  4h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Darlington to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
  2. Take the bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Keighley, Bus Station 60
  3. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Burnley, Ormerod Road M4

Drive  •  1h 35m

  1. Drive from Darlington to Burnley 81.8 miles

£13 - £20

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The cheapest way to get from Darlington to Burnley is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Darlington to Burnley is to drive which costs £13 - £20 and takes 1h 35m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Darlington to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Burnley, Ormerod Road via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn and Keighley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Darlington to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Darlington and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road via Leeds. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 54m.

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The distance between Darlington and Burnley is 58 miles. The road distance is 81.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Burnley without a car is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs £17 - £70.

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It takes approximately 2h 54m to get from Darlington to Burnley, including transfers.

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Darlington to Burnley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Darlington station.

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Darlington to Burnley train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Darlington station.

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The best way to get from Darlington to Burnley is to train which takes 2h 54m and costs £17 - £70. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Darlington to Burnley.
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  • Distance: 58.3 miles
  • Duration: 2h 54m

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

You can take a train from Darlington to Burnley via Leeds in around 2h 54m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Darlington to Burnley via Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn and Keighley, Bus Station in around 4h 56m.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£10 - £15
Off-Peak Day Single
£17 - £25
Anytime Day Single
£21 - £30
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Single
£30 - £55
Off-Peak Single
£25 - £40
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Darlington to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£7 - £11
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£7 - £11
1st Class
£20 - £29
Bus operators
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Wellington Street to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Keighley & District
Bus from Leeds City Centre, Bus Stn to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£2 - £4
Website
Keighley & District
Burnley & Pendle
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 Darlington to Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £7
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National Express
Bus from Leeds Coach Station, Dyer Street to Keighley
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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National Express

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Darlington to Burnley bus services, operated by Burnley & Pendle, arrive at Burnley, Ormerod Road station.

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Darlington to Burnley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Burnley Manchester Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darlington to Burnley is 82 miles. It takes approximately 1h 35m to drive from Darlington to Burnley.

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