Burnley to Manchester by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:34
  • Last train
    22:55
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    51m

Travelling from Burnley to Manchester by train

The fastest trains from Burnley to Manchester take around 51 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 35 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Burnley and Manchester.

Direct trains run between Burnley and Manchester.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Burnley to Manchester every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 51 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Manchester is usually scheduled to depart Burnley around 06:34 and the last train is around 22:55. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Burnley around 07:38, and the last at 22:55.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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 trains operate between Burnley and Manchester?

More than one type of train 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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