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There are 9 ways to get from Aberdeen to Blackburn by train, bus, night train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Edinburgh  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
  2. Take the train from Haymarket to Preston

£78 - £217

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Night train  •  6h 36m

  1. Take the night train from Aberdeen to Preston

£37 - £53

7 alternative options

Train  •  8h 2m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Leeds
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Blackburn

£55 - £175

Bus  •  8h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Union Square Bus Station to Buchanan Bus Station G9 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire National Express / ...

£43 - £71

Drive  •  5h 21m

  1. Drive from Aberdeen to Blackburn 308.5 miles

£50 - £75

Fly Aberdeen to Manchester, train  •  4h 42m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Manchester (MAN) ABZ - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

£47 - £149

Fly Aberdeen to Newcastle, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Newcastle (NCL) ABZ - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Leeds
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Blackburn

£120 - £343

Train to Inverness, fly to Manchester, train  •  7h 10m

  1. Take the train from Aberdeen to Inverness
  2. Fly from Inverness (INV) to Manchester (MAN) INV - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Preston

£91 - £228

Fly Aberdeen to Birmingham, train  •  6h 44m

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Birmingham (BHX) ABZ - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Preston

£91 - £210

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The cheapest way to get from Aberdeen to Blackburn is to night train which costs £35 - £55 and takes 6h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Aberdeen to Blackburn is to fly and train which costs £45 - £150 and takes 4h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Aberdeen to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Aberdeen and arriving at Blackburn via Haymarket and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Aberdeen and Blackburn is 236 miles. The road distance is 308.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Blackburn without a car is to train via Edinburgh which takes 6h 5m and costs £75 - £220.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Aberdeen to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Aberdeen to Blackburn train services, operated by ScotRail, depart from Aberdeen station.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Blackburn is to train via Edinburgh which takes 6h 5m and costs £75 - £220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £75 and takes 8h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Aberdeen Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 20m.

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Aberdeen to Blackburn train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Preston station.

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Map of how to get from Aberdeen to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 236.3 miles
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Aberdeen, Scotland and Blackburn, England?

You can take a train from Aberdeen to Blackburn via Haymarket and Preston in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Aberdeen to Blackburn via Glasgow, Preston, Lancashire, Preston City Centre, Bus Station, Preston City Centre, station, and Preston in around 8h 59m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£55 - £200
Flights from Aberdeen to Newcastle
Ave. Duration
58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £1,800
Flights from Inverness to Manchester via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £340
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Aberdeen to Manchester via Kirkwall
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Inverness to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £460
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£28 - £35
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£16 - £23
Anytime Day Single
£28 - £35
Train from Aberdeen to Inverness
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £30
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
£14 - £20
Anytime Day Single
£23 - £30
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£19 - £29
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£19 - £29
1st Class
£35 - £55
Train from Aberdeen to Leeds
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£40 - £65
1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
£17 - £26
1st Class
£30 - £50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Aberdeen to Haymarket
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Single
£45 - £75
Off-Peak Single
£40 - £65
Train from Aberdeen to Leeds
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £160
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£60 - £95
Anytime Single
£100 - £160
Off-Peak Single
£110 - £170
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£28 - £45
Anytime Single
£40 - £65
Off-Peak Single
£35 - £55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£55 - £80
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£23 - £35
Off-Peak Day Single
£35 - £55
Anytime Day Single
£55 - £80
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£7 - £10
Off-Peak Day Single
£12 - £18
Anytime Day Single
£13 - £19
Train from Newcastle to Leeds
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
£14 - £20
Off-Peak Day Single
£23 - £35
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Haymarket to Preston
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £140
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£50 - £80
Anytime Day Single
£85 - £140
Train from Birmingham International to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
£30 - £50
Anytime Day Single
£50 - £80
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£13 - £19
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Preston
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Night train from Aberdeen to Preston
Ave. Duration
5h 48m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£30 - £50
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
£85 - £120
Sleeper Berth Solo
£151
Sleeper Seat
£30 - £50
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Aberdeen, Scotland to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£20 - £27
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National Express
Bus from Glasgow to Preston, Lancashire
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£24 - £35
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National Express
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Yes, the driving distance between Aberdeen to Blackburn is 309 miles. It takes approximately 5h 21m to drive from Aberdeen to Blackburn.

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Loganair and Flybe offer flights from Aberdeen Airport to Manchester Airport.

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The best way to get from Aberdeen to Aberdeen Airport is to train which takes 8m and costs £2 - £16.

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