There are 4 ways to get from Blackburn to Oldham by train, tram, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 5 tram  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the line 5 tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) 5

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 464 bus, line 409 bus  •  2 h 27 min

  1. Take the line 464 bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Rochdale Interchange 464
  2. Take the line 409 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) 409

$14 - $16

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Oldham 27.8 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Oldham 27.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Oldham is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Oldham is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn station to Oldham. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) and arriving at Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) via Accrington, Bus Station and Rochdale Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Oldham is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Oldham without a car is to train and line 5 tram which takes 1 h 14 min and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 14 min to get from Blackburn to Oldham, including transfers.

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Blackburn to Oldham bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Accrington, Bus Station.

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Blackburn to Oldham bus services, operated by First, arrive at Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) station.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Oldham.
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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 14 min

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

You can take a bus from Blackburn to Oldham via Accrington, Ellison Street (ACCRINGTON Ellison Street), Accrington, Bus Station, and Rochdale Interchange in around 2 h 27 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) to Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Rochdale Interchange
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Oldham
Ave. Duration
36 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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