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Travelling from Burnley to Manchester by train

Fast trains from Burnley to Manchester take around 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 36 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Burnley and Manchester.

Are there direct trains from Burnley to Manchester?

Direct trains from Burnley to Manchester have been found.

We usually find around 34 direct trains on the route from Burnley to Manchester every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 32 departures.

How long is the train journey from Burnley to Manchester?

The Burnley to Manchester train travel time is normally about 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Burnley to Manchester train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Burnley around 06:34 and the last train is around 23:46. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Burnley around 06:38, and the last at 23:38.

When to book Burnley to Manchester train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Burnley to Manchester by train.

Which train companies operate between Burnley and Manchester?

More than one train company operates on the route from Burnley to Manchester, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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