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There are 3 ways to get from Liverpool to Burnley by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2h 8m

  1. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Burnley Manchester Road

$19 - $32

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Bus  •  3h 35m

  1. Take the bus from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Burnley National Express

$14 - $21

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Drive  •  56m

  1. Drive from Liverpool to Burnley 52.8 miles

$11 - $17

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The cheapest way to get from Liverpool to Burnley is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Liverpool to Burnley is to drive which costs £8 - £13 and takes 56m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Burnley. However, there are services departing from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill and arriving at Burnley via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Liverpool to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Liverpool Lime Street and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 8m.

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The distance between Liverpool and Burnley is 40 miles. The road distance is 52.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Burnley without a car is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £14 - £25.

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It takes approximately 2h 8m to get from Liverpool to Burnley, including transfers.

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Liverpool to Burnley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill station.

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Liverpool to Burnley train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Liverpool Lime Street station.

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The best way to get from Liverpool to Burnley is to train which takes 2h 8m and costs £14 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £17 and takes 3h 35m.

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Map of how to get from Liverpool to Burnley.
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  • Distance: 40.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h 8m

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Burnley via Preston in around 2h 8m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Burnley via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 3h 35m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Bus operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Burnley
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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Liverpool to Burnley bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Burnley station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Liverpool to Burnley is 53 miles. It takes approximately 56m to drive from Liverpool to Burnley.

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