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

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Train  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Blackburn

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Train via Preston  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn

$9 - $28

3 alternative options

Line 61 bus, bus  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Central, Buchanan Street (Church Street Buchanan Street) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand 61
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39) to Blackburn, Barbara Castle Way 59 / ...

$12

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackpool to Blackburn 27.2 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Blackburn 27.2 miles

$5 - $9

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

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

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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 39). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 46 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 41 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and Blackburn is 24 miles. The road distance is 27.2 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 41 min and costs £7 - £12.

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The train from Blackpool North to Blackburn takes 41 min including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Blackpool to Blackburn bus services, operated by Stagecoach in Lancashire, depart from Central, Buchanan Street (Church Street Buchanan Street) station.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 23.7 miles
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Blackpool to Blackburn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Blackburn via Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39) in around 1 h 46 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $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 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central, Buchanan Street (Church Street Buchanan Street) to Preston City Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39) to Blackburn, Barbara Castle Way
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
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 28) to Blackburn, Barton Street
Ave. Duration
36 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
$95 - $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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