There are 5 ways to get from Blackburn to Blackpool by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  42 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Blackpool North

$8 - $16

Cheapest option

Bus, line 61 bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 6) 59C / ...
  2. Take the line 61 bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) to Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) 61

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train via Preston  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackpool North

$10 - $23

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Blackpool 27.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Blackpool 27.3 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Blackpool is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Blackpool is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 33 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Blackpool is 24 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The train from Blackburn to Blackpool North takes 42 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) and arriving at Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackburn and arriving at Blackpool North. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 42 min.

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What companies run services between Blackburn, England and Blackpool, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Blackpool 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 42 min. Merseyrail Electrics also services this route twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Blackpool via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 6) and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) in around 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Preston
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$6 - $9
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $16
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 5) to Blackpool Town Centre, Church St (Cookson St / Church St)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall A) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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