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There are 9 ways to get from Southampton to Burnley by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5h 37m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$156 - $246

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Bus  •  9h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Burnley National Express

$31 - $40

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Train CrossCountry  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road

$105 - $159

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Burnley 257.4 miles

$55 - $80

Fly Southampton to Manchester, train  •  4h 22m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road

$55 - $199

Fly Southampton to Leeds Bradford, train  •  4h 58m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) SOU - LBA
  2. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Burnley Manchester Road

$87 - $281

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road

$132 - $358

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Bradford Interchange to Burnley Manchester Road

$119 - $280

Fly Southampton to Newcastle, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newcastle (NCL) SOU - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Burnley Manchester Road

$108 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Burnley is to bus which costs £23 - £35 and takes 9h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Burnley is to drive which costs £40 - £65 and takes 4h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Burnley via London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Burnley. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road via Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Southampton and Burnley is 204 miles. The road distance is 257.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Burnley without a car is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs £120 - £190.

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It takes approximately 5h 37m to get from Southampton to Burnley, including transfers.

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Southampton to Burnley bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Burnley train services, operated by CrossCountry, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Burnley is to train which takes 5h 37m and costs £120 - £190. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £23 - £35 and takes 9h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Burnley.
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  • Distance: 203.8 miles
  • Duration: 5h 37m

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

You can take a train from Southampton to Burnley via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London Euston, and Preston in around 5h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Burnley via London Victoria Coach Station in around 9h 45m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$55 - $90
Anytime Single
$95 - $150
Off-Peak Single
$95 - $150
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bradford Interchange to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $26
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $45
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Burnley
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
National Express

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The quickest flight from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Burnley is 257 miles. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Southampton to Burnley.

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Flybe offers flights from Southampton Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 514+ hotels available in Burnley. Prices start at $71 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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