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There are 4 ways to get from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  57 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria

$8 - $13

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Bus  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale 27.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale 27.2 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Blackburn and arriving at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St station. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackburn and arriving at Manchester Victoria. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 48 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Manchester Arndale is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale without a car is to train which takes 57 min and costs £6 - £10.

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The train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria takes 48 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale is to train which takes 57 min and costs £6 - £10. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £8 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale.
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  • Distance: 21 miles
  • Duration: 57 min

What companies run services between Blackburn, England and Manchester Arndale, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale twice daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
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.

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Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Blackburn to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$95 - $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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Blackburn to Manchester Arndale bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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Blackburn to Manchester Arndale train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Manchester Victoria station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to Manchester Arndale is 27 miles. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale.

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There are 780+ hotels available in Manchester Arndale. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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