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

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Train  •  1h 16m

  1. Take the train from Rochdale to Blackburn

$12 - $18

3 alternative options

Line 464 bus, line 481 bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the line 464 bus from Rochdale Interchange to Haslingden, Health Centre 464
  2. Take the line 481 bus from Haslingden, Health Centre to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand 481

Taxi  •  32m

  1. Take a taxi from Rochdale to Blackburn 19.4 miles

$70 - $85

Drive  •  32m

  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 32m.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand via Haslingden, Health Centre. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 12m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rochdale and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 16m.

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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 1h 16m and costs £9 - £14.

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The train from Rochdale to Blackburn takes 1h 16m including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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

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Rochdale to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Rochdale station.

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The best way to get from Rochdale to Blackburn is to train which takes 1h 16m and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 464 bus and line 481 bus, which costs and takes 2h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Rochdale to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 16.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 16m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Rochdale to Blackburn every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $12 - $18 and the journey takes 1h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochdale to Blackburn via Haslingden, Health Centre in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Haslingden, Health Centre
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Haslingden, Health Centre to Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Rochdale to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
32m
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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Rochdale to Blackburn bus services, operated by Rossendale Transport, arrive at Blackburn Town Centre, Arrival Stand station.

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Rochdale to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackburn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rochdale to Blackburn is 19 miles. It takes approximately 32m to drive from Rochdale to Blackburn.

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