There are 6 ways to get from Blackburn to Burnley by train, bus, rideshare, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Burnley Manchester Road

$4 - $7

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Rideshare  •  31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Blackburn to Burnley 11.3 miles

$4

4 alternative options

Bus  •  46 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Barracks Rail Station 152 / ...

$5 - $9

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Burnley 11.8 miles

$45 - $55

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Burnley 11.8 miles

$2 - $4

Walk  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Walk from Blackburn to Burnley 12.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Burnley is to drive which costs £1 - £3 and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Burnley is to taxi which costs £30 - £45 and takes 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station station and arriving at Barracks Rail Station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackburn and arriving at Burnley Manchester Road. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Burnley is 10 miles. The road distance is 11.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Burnley without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £5.

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The train from Blackburn to Burnley Manchester Road takes 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Blackburn to Burnley bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, arrive at Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station.

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Blackburn to Burnley train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Blackburn station.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Burnley is to train which takes 16 min and costs £3 - £5. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £4 - £7 and takes 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Burnley.
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  • Distance: 10.2 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Burnley hourly. Tickets cost $4 - $7 and the journey takes 16 min. Alternatively, The Blackburn Bus Compan operates a bus from Blackburn to Burnley every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 and the journey takes 46 min. Three other operators also service this route.

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, Bus Station to Barracks Rail Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Coach Stop (Penny Street) to Barracks Rail Station
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn, Montague Street to Burnley, Mechanics Institute (Manchester Road/Yorke Street)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
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 Burnley
Ave. Duration
30 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 Burnley
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Blackburn to Burnley
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$45 - $55
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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Blackburn to Burnley bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, arrive at Barracks Rail Station.

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Blackburn to Burnley train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Burnley Manchester Road station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to Burnley is 12 miles. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Blackburn to Burnley.

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There are 480+ hotels available in Burnley. Prices start at $83 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Blackburn and Burnley. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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