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There are 5 ways to get from Blackburn to Skipton by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1h 51m

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Hellifield
  2. Take the train from Hellifield to Skipton

$12 - $17

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the train from Blackburn to Colne
  2. Take the bus from Primet, Rail Station to Keighley, Bus Station M4
  3. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 66

Bus  •  2h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Blackburn to Brierfield
  2. Take the bus from Brierfield, Town Hall to Keighley, Bus Station M4
  3. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 66

Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Blackburn to Skipton 29 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Blackburn to Skipton 29 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Blackburn to Skipton is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Blackburn to Skipton is to taxi which costs £80 - £95 and takes 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackburn to Skipton station. However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 via Brierfield, Town Hall and Keighley, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackburn to Skipton. However, there are services departing from Blackburn and arriving at Skipton via Hellifield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 51m.

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The distance between Blackburn and Skipton is 24 miles. The road distance is 29 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Skipton without a car is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 51m to get from Blackburn to Skipton, including transfers.

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Blackburn to Skipton bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackburn station.

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

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The best way to get from Blackburn to Skipton is to train which takes 1h 51m and costs £8 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2h 44m.

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Map of how to get from Blackburn to Skipton.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 51m

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

You can take a train from Blackburn to Skipton via Hellifield in around 1h 51m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackburn to Skipton via Brierfield, Town Hall and Keighley, Bus Station in around 2h 44m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Hellifield
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hellifield to Skipton
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackburn to Colne
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Primet, Rail Station to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Brierfield, Town Hall to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Keighley to Skipton
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Bus from Blackburn to Brierfield
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Blackburn to Skipton
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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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Blackburn to Skipton bus services, operated by Keighley & District, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackburn to Skipton is 29 miles. It takes approximately 38m to drive from Blackburn to Skipton.

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