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How To Get Here

Sitting just off the M65 and served by two main railway stations, Burnley is very well connected. The M6 is only a few miles down the road and both the East Lancashire and Calder Valley train lines run through the town. However you’re planning to arrive in Burnley, please keep reading to find the information that’s right for you.

Visiting By Car

Get Directions on Google Maps.

From the West (Junction 10 M65) 

Follow signs for the town centre. Keep in the left-hand lane through traffic lights and proceed downhill (Westway). At the roundabout take first left (B&M Bargains on your left-hand side). At the next roundabout take the second exit, proceed up the hill keeping to the right-hand lane. At traffic lights filter right and at the bottom of the hill you will find a Car Park.

From the East (Junction 11 M65)

Take the first exit; keeping right follow the road to the first roundabout, straight ahead at the roundabout to next roundabout. Taking the first exit, filter into the right-hand lane, bearing right at traffic lights and follow the road down to a Car Park.

Parking

Burnley is served by a number of excellent car parks. Check out the details below with postcodes for Sat Nav if you want to park in the town centre.

Bankfield Service Car ParkBB11 1UH

Pioneer Car Park – BB11 1BP

William Thompson Car Park – BB11 2BT

Curzon Square Car Park – BB11 1PX
Multi-Storey Car Park

Visiting By Rail

Burnley is served by both the East Lancashire and Calder Valley lines with trains stopping mainly at either Burnley Central Station or Burnley Manchester Road Station.

Burnley Barracks, which sits on the East Lancashire Line, is a request stop only.

Passengers from Preston, Blackpool and Colne will arrive at Burnley Central Station while those travelling via TransPennine from York, Blackpool & Manchester will arrive at Burnley Manchester Road Station. 

Arrivals from Bradford, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle & York are via Northern Rail. 

Both stations are only a short walk from Burnley town centre.

Visiting By Bus

Burnley Bus Station is a short distance from the town centre. There are regular local Starship buses as well as Mainline buses connecting from Trawden, Nelson, Colne, Accrington, Clitheroe and Earby.

The Witch Way buses serve the town from Rawtenstall and Manchester.

View bus timetables

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