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, bus  •  2 h 11 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 - $37

Cheapest option

Line 61 bus, bus, line 481 bus  •  2 h 59 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 6) 61
  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

$13 - $16

4 alternative options

Train, line 481 bus  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn
  3. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) 481

$16 - $34

Bus, line 481 bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station 77
  2. Take the line 481 bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H) 481

$19 - $22

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

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 44 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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It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to get from Blackpool to Rawtenstall, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Rawtenstall station. 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 39) and Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

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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 6), Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 39), and Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station in around 2 h 59 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 Burnley Manchester Road
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $22
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $22
Bus operators
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Blackburn Town Centre, Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand H)
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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
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 6)
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 39) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
35 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 28) to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Blackpool Town Centre, Abingdon Street to Preston City Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
prestonbus.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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