How to get from Blackpool to Blackburn

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Recommended option

Train  •  43 min

$10 - $16

Cheapest option

Line 61 bus, bus  •  1 h 50 min

  1. 61
  2. 59 / ...

$7 - $11

3 alternative options

Train via Preston  •  1 h 38 min

$11 - $29

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. 27.2 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. 27.2 miles

$5 - $9

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackpool to Blackburn 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $16 and the journey takes 43 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Blackburn via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 46) and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) in around 1 h 50 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central, Buchanan Street (Church Street Buchanan Street) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 46)
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) to Blackburn, Barbara Castle Way
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blackpool to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
33 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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Blackpool and Blackburn is 38 km. The road distance is 43 km.

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Blackburn is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Blackburn is to taxi which takes 33 min and costs £75 - £90.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Central, Buchanan Street (Church Street Buchanan Street) and arriving at Blackburn, Barbara Castle Way via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 50 min.

The train from Blackpool North to Blackburn takes 43 min including transfers and departs five times a day.