There are 4 ways to get from Oldham to Blackburn by tram, train, bus, taxi or car

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Line 5 tram, train  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Take the line 5 tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink) 5
  2. Take the train from Manchester Victoria to Blackburn

$12 - $18

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Line 409 bus, line 464 bus, bus  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Take the line 409 bus from Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) to Rochdale Interchange 409
  2. Take the line 464 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 464
  3. Take the bus from Accrington, Ellison Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) 6 / ...

$15

Taxi  •  36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Oldham to Blackburn 27.3 miles

$100 - $120

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Oldham to Blackburn 27.3 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Oldham to Blackburn is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oldham to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £75 - £90 and takes 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oldham to Blackburn station. However, there are services departing from Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) via Rochdale Interchange and Accrington, Ellison Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 23 min.

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The distance between Oldham and Blackburn is 21 miles. The road distance is 27.3 miles.

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The best way to get from Oldham to Blackburn without a car is to line 5 tram and train which takes 1 h 40 min and costs £8 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to get from Oldham to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Oldham to Blackburn bus services, operated by First, depart from Coldhurst, Belmont St (Flats) station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oldham to Blackburn is 27 miles. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Oldham to Blackburn.

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There are 255+ hotels available in Blackburn. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Oldham to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 20.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 40 min

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

You can take a bus from Oldham to Blackburn via Rochdale Interchange, Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station), and Accrington, Ellison Street in around 2 h 23 min.

Train operators
Metrolink
Phone
0161 205 2000
Email
customerservices@metrolink.co.uk
Website
metrolink.co.uk
Tram from Oldham King Street (Manchester Metrolink) to Victoria (Manchester Metrolink)
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
metrolink.co.uk
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
rossobus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Accrington, Ellison Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station)
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Accrington, Ellison Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Transdev Burnley & Pendl
Phone
03456 040 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Accrington, Ellison Street to Blackburn Town Centre, Coach Stop (Penny Street)
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Oldham to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
36 min
Estimated price
$100 - $120
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

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