Glasgow to Burnley by train

  • First train
    04:20
  • Last train
    20:10
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 9m
  • Distance
    263 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    23
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Glasgow to Burnley by train

Fast trains from Glasgow to Burnley take around 3 hours and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 263 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Glasgow and Burnley.

1. Are there direct trains from Glasgow to Burnley?

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

We usually find around 21 departures on the route from Glasgow 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 35 departures.

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

The Glasgow to Burnley train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Burnley is usually scheduled to depart Glasgow around 04:20 and the last train is around 20:10. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Glasgow around 04:22, and the last at 20:08.

When to book Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Burnley by train.

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Which train companies operate between Glasgow and Burnley?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Burnley to Glasgow by train

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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.