There are 6 ways to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall by train, 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

Train, line 464 bus  •  2 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Accrington
  3. Take the line 464 bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station 464

$15 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) X43

$17 - $20

Train, bus  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Burnley Manchester Road
  3. Take the bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn (Manchester Road / Railway Stn) to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) X43

$17 - $38

Line 68 bus, bus, line 481 bus  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Take the line 68 bus from Promenade, Sands (Blackpool Tower) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4) 68
  2. Take the bus from Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 59 / ...
  3. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) 481

$19

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackpool to Rawtenstall 39.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Rawtenstall 39.4 miles

$8 - $13

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Rawtenstall. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) via Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 24 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and Rawtenstall is 32 miles. The road distance is 39.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall without a car is to train and line 464 bus which takes 2 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 5 min to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall, including transfers.

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Blackpool to Rawtenstall bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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Blackpool to Rawtenstall bus services, operated by The Burnley Bus Company, arrive at Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to Rawtenstall is 39 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Blackpool to Rawtenstall.

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There are 515+ hotels available in Rawtenstall. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall.
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  • Distance: 32.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 5 min

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

You can take a bus from Blackpool to Rawtenstall via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) in around 2 h 24 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Accrington
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $12
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
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Accrington, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
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 Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Chorlton St (Boulton House) to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street)
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnham Gate, Railway Stn (Manchester Road / Railway Stn) to Rawtenstall, Bank Street (RAWTENSTALL Bank Street)
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Promenade, Sands (Blackpool Tower) to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 4)
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 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 Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Website
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Company
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 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 Rawtenstall
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
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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