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

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Bolton

$5 - $8

4 alternative options

Bus  •  50 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Darwen Street to Bolton, Slater Street (Citroen) 1 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Bolton 13.4 miles

$50 - $60

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Bolton 13.4 miles

$2 - $5

Rideshare  •  39 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Blackburn to Bolton 14.2 miles

$7

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Bolton is to drive which costs £2 - £4 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Bolton is to taxi which costs £35 - £50 and takes 27 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Bolton is 12 miles. The road distance is 13.4 miles.

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The train from Blackburn to Bolton takes 29 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Darwen Street and arriving at Bolton, Slater Street (Citroen). Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 50 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackburn and arriving at Bolton. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 29 min.

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Bolton hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $8 and the journey takes 29 min. Alternatively, The Blackburn Bus Compan operates a bus from Blackburn to Bolton every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 50 min. National Express also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Darwen Street to Bolton, Slater Street (Citroen)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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 Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Blackburn to Bolton
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$50 - $60
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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