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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train TransPennine Express  •  2 h 6 min

$24 - $34

Cheapest option

Bus, line 152 bus  •  4 h 4 min

  1. X2
  2. 152

$16 - $19

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 24 min

$21 - $30

Bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. National Express / ...
  2. X43

$17 - $20

Drive  •  56 min

  1. 52.8 miles

$11 - $17

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

You can take a train from Liverpool to Burnley via Manchester Victoria in around 2 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liverpool to Burnley via Manchester and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$8 - $12
Off-Peak Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Preston
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Burnley Central
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
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 Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road/Yorke Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Liverpool, Great Crosshall Street (Liverpool John Moores Univrsity) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Burnley, St James Street (Bethesda Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Liverpool and Burnley is 64 km. The road distance is 84 km.

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

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

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 Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 6 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Liverpool to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Liverpool University and arriving at Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road/Yorke Street) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Liverpool to Burnley, including transfers.