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There are 7 ways to get from Blackburn to Liverpool by train, bus, rideshare, taxi or car

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Train TransPennine Express  •  2h

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street

$22 - $31

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Rideshare  •  1h 6m

  1. Take the rideshare from Blackburn to Liverpool 41.5 miles

$7

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill National Express / ...

$14 - $21

Train  •  3h 10m

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
  2. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street

$27 - $40

Train #2  •  3h 14m

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Southport
  2. Take the train from Southport to Liverpool Central

$31 - $45

Taxi  •  47m

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Liverpool 41 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  47m

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Liverpool 41 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Liverpool is to rideshare which costs £5 and takes 1h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Liverpool is to taxi which costs £110 - £140 and takes 47m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackburn to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Liverpool Lime Street via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h.

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The distance between Blackburn and Liverpool is 31 miles. The road distance is 41 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Liverpool without a car is to train which takes 2h and costs £16 - £25.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Blackburn to Liverpool, including transfers.

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Blackburn to Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackburn station.

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

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Liverpool is to train which takes 2h and costs £16 - £25. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £10 - £16 and takes 2h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Liverpool.
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  • Distance: 31.2 miles
  • Duration: 2h

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

You can take a train from Blackburn to Liverpool via Manchester Victoria in around 2h. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Liverpool via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 2h 40m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Southport
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$7 - $11
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $19
Train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$8 - $12
Bus operators
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 Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill
Ave. Duration
55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express
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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Blackburn to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Blackburn to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
47m
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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 Liverpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at University of Liverpool, Brownlow Hill station.

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Blackburn to Liverpool train services, operated by TransPennine Express, arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to Liverpool is 41 miles. It takes approximately 47m to drive from Blackburn to Liverpool.

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

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