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There are 6 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn by train, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Train  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

$13 - $21

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Manchester Airport to Blackburn National Express

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express / ...
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Blackburn National Express

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn 39.7 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn 39.7 miles

$8 - $13

Towncar  •  45 min

  1. Take a town car from Manchester Airport to Blackburn 39.7 miles

$100 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn is to night bus which costs £2 - £4 and takes 1 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 45 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Blackburn. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Manchester Airport and arriving at Blackburn via Manchester Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 49 min.

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The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Blackburn is 28 miles. The road distance is 39.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £9 - £16.

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn train services, operated by TransPennine Express, depart from Manchester Airport station.

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The best way to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn is to train which takes 1 h 49 min and costs £9 - £16. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 2 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 28.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

What companies run services between Manchester Airport (MAN), England and Blackburn, England?

You can take a train from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn via Manchester Victoria in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St in around 2 h 25 min.

Train operators
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $8
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
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 Manchester Airport to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Manchester Airport to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Jayride
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
On demand
Towncar from Manchester Airport to Blackburn
Estimated price
$100 - $140

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackburn station.

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Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackburn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn is 40 miles. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn.

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