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

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Train  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Blackburn

$10 - $15

3 alternative options

Line 464 bus, bus  •  1 h 47 min

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

$11

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Blackburn 19.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  32 min

  1. Drive from Rochdale to Blackburn 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Rochdale to Blackburn is to drive which costs £3 - £5 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rochdale to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £50 - £65 and takes 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Blackburn station. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand (Bus station) via Accrington, Ellison Street. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rochdale and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 51 min.

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The distance between Rochdale and Blackburn is 16 miles. The road distance is 19.4 miles.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 51 min and costs £7 - £12.

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The train from Rochdale to Blackburn takes 51 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Rochdale to Blackburn bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, depart from Rochdale Interchange station.

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 51 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Rochdale to Blackburn hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $15 and the journey takes 51 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochdale to Blackburn via Accrington, Arrival Stand (Bus station) and Accrington, Ellison Street in around 1 h 47 min.

Train operators
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 Rochdale to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
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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