There are 5 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

4 alternative options

Line 481 bus, bus  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) 481
  2. Take the bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Manchester City Centre, Victoria St (Catherdral) X43

$13

Line 1 bus, line 8 bus  •  2 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Bolton Interchange 1
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton Interchange to Shudehill Interchange 8

$9 - $10

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

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn station to Manchester Arndale. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station and arriving at Manchester City Centre, Victoria St (Catherdral) via Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 40 min.

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

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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, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Manchester Arndale via Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H), Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street), and Manchester City Centre, Victoria St (Catherdral) in around 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) to Manchester City Centre, Victoria St (Catherdral)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
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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