There are 4 ways to get from City of Lancaster to Blackburn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 30 min

$12 - $33

Cheapest option

Line 41 bus, bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. 41 / ...
  2. 59 / ...

$8 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. 30 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38 min

  1. 30 miles

$6 - $10

What companies run services between City of Lancaster, England and Blackburn, England?

You can take a train from City of Lancaster to Blackburn via Preston in around 1 h 30 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from City of Lancaster to Blackburn via Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40) and Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 79) in around 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Lancaster to Preston
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Northern Rail
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street to Preston City Centre, Bus Station (PRESTON Bus Station Stand 40)
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 City of Lancaster to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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Questions & Answers

The distance between City of Lancaster and Blackburn is 39 km. The road distance is 48 km.

The cheapest way to get from City of Lancaster to Blackburn is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

The quickest way to get from City of Lancaster to Blackburn is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs £80 - £100.

No, there is no direct train from City of Lancaster to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Lancaster and arriving at Blackburn via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

No, there is no direct bus from City of Lancaster to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden 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 2 h 1 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from City of Lancaster to Blackburn, including transfers.