There are 6 ways to get from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly Station by train, bus, tram, night bus, taxi or car

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  •  59 min

$11 - $17

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 12 min

  1. National Express

$6 - $10

4 alternative options

Line 481 bus, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. 481
  2. X43

$14

Line 481 bus, line 4 tram  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 481
  2. 4

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  39 min

  1. 27 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  39 min

  1. 27 miles

$5 - $9

Questions & Answers

The distance between Blackburn and Manchester Piccadilly Station is 35 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 39 min.

The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly Station is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs £70 - £90.

Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Blackburn and arriving at Manchester. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

It takes approximately 59 min to get from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly Station, including transfers.

What companies run services between Blackburn, England and Manchester Piccadilly Station, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly Station hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly Station via Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H), Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street), and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) in around 1 h 45 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Bury (Manchester Metrolink) to Piccadilly (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
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
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Bury Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
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, Chorlton St (Boulton House)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Estimated price
$100 - $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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