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

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

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 59 min

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

$16 - $24

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  1 h 6 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Blackburn to Liverpool 41.5 miles

$7

4 alternative options

Train via Wigan North Western  •  2 h 46 min

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

$27 - $39

Bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Vauxhall, Juvenal Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) X2

$9 - $14

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Liverpool 41 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  47 min

  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 1 h 6 min.

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

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to get from Blackburn to Liverpool, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Liverpool. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) and arriving at Vauxhall, Juvenal Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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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 Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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

You can take a train from Blackburn to Liverpool via Preston in around 1 h 59 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Blackburn to Liverpool every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $6 - $9 and the journey takes 2 h 12 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
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 Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Wigan Wallgate
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 23) to Vauxhall, Juvenal Street (Kingsway Tunnel Entrance)
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.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.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Blackburn to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Blackburn to Liverpool
Ave. Duration
47 min
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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