There are 4 ways to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall by bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Line 61 bus, bus, line 481 bus  •  2 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 61 bus from Central, Buchanan Street (Church Street Buchanan Street) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 61
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 59 / ...
  3. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) 481 / ...

$13 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) 77
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Burnley, Bus Station 152

$25

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackpool to Rawtenstall 39.4 miles

$150 - $180

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Rawtenstall 39.4 miles

$8 - $13

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

You can take a bus from Blackpool to Rawtenstall via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40), Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79), Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station), and Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 46 min.

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 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 68) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Blackpool to Rawtenstall
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$150 - $180
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

How far is it from Blackpool to Rawtenstall?

The distance between Blackpool and Rawtenstall is 52 km. The road distance is 63 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall?

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall is to drive which costs £6 - £9 and takes 44 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall?

The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall is to taxi which takes 44 min and costs £100 - £130.

Is there a direct bus between Blackpool and Rawtenstall?

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Rawtenstall. However, there are services departing from Central, Buchanan Street (Church Street Buchanan Street) and arriving at Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) and Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 46 min.

How long does it take to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall?

It takes approximately 2 h 46 min to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall, including transfers.