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

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Salford Crescent

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Line 1 bus, line 8 bus  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the line 1 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Darwen Street to Bolton Interchange 1
  2. Take the line 8 bus from Bolton Interchange to Pendleton, Rossall Way (Shopping Centre) 8

$11 - $13

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Salford Quays 34.9 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Salford Quays 34.9 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Salford Quays is to drive which costs £5 - £9 and takes 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Salford Quays is to taxi which costs £95 - £120 and takes 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Salford Quays. However, there are services departing from Blackburn Town Centre, Darwen Street and arriving at The Lowry, Huron Basin via Bolton Interchange and Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Car Park). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackburn and arriving at Salford Crescent. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Blackburn and Salford Quays is 21 miles. The road distance is 34.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Salford Quays without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £6 - £9.

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The train from Blackburn to Salford Crescent takes 41 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Blackburn to Salford Quays bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, depart from Blackburn Town Centre, Darwen Street station.

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

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Salford Quays is to train which takes 41 min and costs £6 - £9. Alternatively, you can line 1 bus and line 8 bus, which costs £8 - £10 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Salford Quays.
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  • Distance: 20.8 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

What companies run services between Blackburn, England and Salford Quays, England?

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackburn to Salford Quays hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Salford Quays via Bolton Interchange, Pendleton, Rossall Way (Shopping Centre), and Pendleton, Hankinson Way (Car Park) in around 1 h 58 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, Darwen Street to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Salford Quays
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
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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