London to Burnley by train

  • First train
    05:30
  • Last train
    23:33
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 49m
  • Distance
    291 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    25
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 39m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from London to Burnley by train

Fast trains from London to Burnley take around 2 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 291 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Burnley.

1. Are there direct trains from London to Burnley?

Journeys between London and Burnley usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 33 departures on the route from London to Burnley every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 34 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from London to Burnley?

The London to Burnley train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the London to Burnley train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Burnley is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:33. At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:05, and the last at 22:35.

When to book London to Burnley 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 London to Burnley by train.

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Which train companies operate between London and Burnley?

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

  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • UK Rail Connections
  • Virgin Trains

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 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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