There are 7 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley by bus, train, tram, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station 060 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road/Yorke Street) X43

$11 - $15

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Manchester Airport to Burnley National Express

$5 - $7

5 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road

$15 - $23

Line 6 tram, bus  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink) 6
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel to Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road/Yorke Street) X43

$14

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley 41.5 miles

$150 - $190

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley 41.5 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  43 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Burnley 41.5 miles

$100 - $150

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley is to night bus which costs £3 - £6 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 43 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Burnley. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Burnley is 30 miles. The road distance is 41.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley without a car is to bus which takes 1 h 46 min and costs £8 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley.
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  • Distance: 29.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 46 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Burnley, England?

You can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley via Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station and Manchester City Centre, Arora Hotel in around 1 h 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley via Manchester Victoria in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to St Peters Square (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Central Coach Station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Manchester Airport to Burnley
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St (Premier Inn)
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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, Arora Hotel to Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road/Yorke Street)
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Burnley
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$150 - $190
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Burnley
Estimated price
$100 - $150

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