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

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Train  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Rochdale

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 6 bus, line 464 bus  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Take the line 6 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) to Accrington, Bus Station 6 / ...
  2. Take the line 464 bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Town Head, Robert St (Property 9) 464

$13

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Rochdale 19.5 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Rochdale 19.5 miles

$4 - $6

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn station to Rochdale. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) and arriving at Town Head, Robert St (Property 9) via Accrington, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackburn and arriving at Rochdale. Services depart every 30 minutes. The journey takes approximately 1 h 12 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Rochdale is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Rochdale without a car is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs .

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The train from Blackburn to Rochdale takes 1 h 12 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Blackburn to Rochdale bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, arrive at Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station).

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

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Rochdale is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can line 6 bus and line 464 bus, which costs and takes 2 h 2 min.

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Blackburn to Rochdale bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Town Head, Robert St (Property 9) station.

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Blackburn to Rochdale train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Rochdale station.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Rochdale.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 12 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Rochdale every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Rochdale via Accrington, Bus Station in around 2 h 2 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) to Accrington, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Town Head, Robert St (Property 9)
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Rochdale
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to Rochdale is 19 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Blackburn to Rochdale.

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