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

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Train via Preston  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Ormskirk

$10 - $15

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Bus Stagecoach in Lancashire  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 59C / ...
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22) to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) 2A

$14

Train  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Burscough Bridge

$27 - $37

Bus Preston Bus  •  3 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) 24 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand L) to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) 337

$16

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Ormskirk 31.3 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Ormskirk 31.3 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Ormskirk is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Ormskirk is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Ormskirk station. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) and arriving at Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackburn to Ormskirk. However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Ormskirk via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Ormskirk is 21 miles. The road distance is 31.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Ormskirk without a car is to train which takes 1 h 45 min and costs £7 - £12.

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It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Blackburn to Ormskirk, including transfers.

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Blackburn to Ormskirk bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) station.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Ormskirk.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Blackburn to Ormskirk via Preston in around 1 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Ormskirk via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22) in around 1 h 59 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 Ormskirk
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Burscough Bridge
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall B) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON BUS STATION Stand 22) to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall A) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C)
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand L) to Ormskirk, Bus Station (Bus Station Stand 6)
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Ormskirk
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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