There are 6 ways to get from Horwich to Blackburn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Blackrod to Bolton
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Blackburn

$7 - $11

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Horwich, Winter Hey Lane (VETS) to Bolton Interchange 575 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bolton to Blackburn

$9 - $12

Bus, line 1 bus  •  1 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Horwich, Carr Road (Allotments) to Bolton Interchange 575 / ...
  2. Take the line 1 bus from Bolton Interchange to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 1

$10

Line 125 bus, bus  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the line 125 bus from Horwich, Bay Horse (Newsagents) to Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station 125
  2. Take the bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) to Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane 24 / ...

$9

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Horwich to Blackburn 14.9 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Horwich to Blackburn 14.9 miles

$3 - $5

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No, there is no direct bus from Horwich to Blackburn station. However, there are services departing from Horwich, Carr Road (Allotments) and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) via Bolton Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Horwich to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Blackrod and arriving at Blackburn via Bolton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 9 min.

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The distance between Horwich and Blackburn is 11 miles. The road distance is 14.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Horwich to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 9 min to get from Horwich to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Horwich to Blackburn bus services, operated by Diamond, depart from Horwich, Carr Road (Allotments) station.

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Horwich to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Blackrod station.

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The best way to get from Horwich to Blackburn is to train which takes 1 h 9 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 1 bus, which costs and takes 1 h 44 min.

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Horwich to Blackburn bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Company, arrive at Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station).

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Horwich to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackburn station.

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Map of how to get from Horwich to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 10.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Horwich to Blackburn via Bolton in around 1 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Horwich to Blackburn via Bolton Interchange in around 1 h 44 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackrod to Bolton
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Bolton to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Horwich, Winter Hey Lane (VETS) to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Diamond
Phone
0121 322 2222
Email
comments@diamondbuses.com
Website
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Horwich, Winter Hey Lane (VETS) to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Bus from Horwich, Carr Road (Allotments) to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
diamondbuses.com
Vision Bus Ltd
Bus from Horwich, Carr Road (Allotments) to Bolton Interchange
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) to Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Horwich, Bay Horse (Newsagents) to Chorley Town Centre, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) to Blackburn Town Centre, Debenhams
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Horwich to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Horwich to Blackburn is 15 miles. It takes approximately 26 min to drive from Horwich to Blackburn.

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