There are 8 ways to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn by train, tram, bus, night bus, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  1 h 51 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 - $6

6 alternative options

Line 6 tram, train  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the line 6 tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) 6
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

$12 - $17

Bus  •  2 h 25 min

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

$8 - $12

Line 43 bus, bus  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the line 43 bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel) 43
  2. Take the bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Accrington, King Street (Bus station) X41

$17 - $20

Taxi  •  45 min

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

$140 - $180

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 - $150

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 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn via Manchester 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 - $9
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$5 - $8
Off-Peak Day Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$5 - $9
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Manchester Victoria
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Manchester Airport (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Airport to Manchester
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Night bus from Manchester Airport to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
nationalexpress.com
Stagecoach Manchester
Phone
0161 273 3377
Email
manchester.enquiries@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Manchester City Centre, Portland St/Dickinson St (Hotel)
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Manchester City Centre, Princess St/Arora (Hotel) to Accrington, King Street (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
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 - $150

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manchester Airport (MAN) and Blackburn is 45 km. The road distance is 64 km.

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.

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

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 51 min.

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.

It takes approximately 1 h 51 min to get from Manchester Airport (MAN) to Blackburn, including transfers.