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

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Train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$126 - $194

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Bus  •  5 h 55 min

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

$20 - $26

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Train via Wigan North Western  •  4 h 30 min

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

$133 - $202

Night bus  •  5 h 37 min

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

$36 - $61

Drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Drive from London to Blackburn 225.2 miles

$45 - $70

Fly London Heathrow to Manchester, train  •  4 h 25 min

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

$104 - $308

Fly London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$99 - $242

Train to Southend, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 15 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

Train to Southampton, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 19 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 - $199

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The cheapest way to get from London to Blackburn is to bus which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Blackburn is to train which costs £95 - £150 and takes 3 h 4 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from London Victoria Coach Station station and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 55 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 Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 4 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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The best way to get from London to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs £95 - £150.

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It takes approximately 3 h 4 min to get from London to Blackburn, including transfers.

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London to Blackburn bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Blackburn train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from London Euston station.

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The best way to get from London to Blackburn is to train which takes 3 h 4 min and costs £95 - £150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £20 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 184.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 4 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 $120 - $190 and the journey takes 2 h 8 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from London to Blackburn twice daily. Tickets cost $20 - $26 and the journey takes 5 h 55 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from London Euston to Preston
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from London Euston to Wigan North Western
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$70 - $110
Anytime Day Single
$110 - $180
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
49 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
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
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 London Victoria Coach Station to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Website
nationalexpress.com

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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London to Blackburn bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackburn station.

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London to Blackburn train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Preston station.

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Yes, the driving distance between London to Blackburn is 225 miles. It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to drive from London to Blackburn.

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British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow Airport to Manchester Airport.

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There are 260+ hotels available in Blackburn. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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