There are 9 ways to get from London to Blackburn by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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 via Wigan North Western  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Wigan North Western

$118 - $183

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Bus  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Blackburn National Express

$19 - $25

7 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

$116 - $178

Night bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the night bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Manchester City Centre, Victoria (Victoria Stn) M11a

$36 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London to Blackburn 225.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

$103 - $307

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

$95 - $356

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  2. Take the train from Leeds to Blackburn

$102 - $245

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

$77 - $198

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Blackburn is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Blackburn is to train which costs £90 - £150 and takes 3 h 30 min.

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The distance between London and Blackburn is 185 miles. The road distance is 225.2 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to get from London to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from London Euston and arriving at Blackburn via Wigan North Western and Bolton. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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The best way to get from London to Blackburn is to train which takes 3 h 30 min and costs £90 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 6 h 10 min.

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  • Distance: 184.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 30 min

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

Virgin West Coast Trains operates a train from London to Blackburn hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Blackburn 3 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Southampton to Manchester via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $170
Train from London Euston to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators

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