There are 5 ways to get from Rochdale to Blackburn by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  54 min

$10 - $15

Cheapest option

Line 589 bus, line 152 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. 589
  2. 152

$10

3 alternative options

Line 464 bus, line 481 bus  •  1 h 59 min

  1. 464
  2. 481

$12

Taxi  •  32 min

  1. 19.4 miles

$70 - $90

Drive  •  32 min

  1. 19.4 miles

$4 - $6

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 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rochdale to Blackburn via Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand F) and Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand C) in around 1 h 59 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Rossendale Transport
Phone
01706 390520
Email
getintouch@rossobus.com
Website
rossobus.com
Bus from Rochdale Interchange to Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand F)
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
Bus from Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand C) to Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
rossobus.com
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall A)
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Rochdale to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
$70 - $90
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Rochdale and Blackburn is 26 km. The road distance is 31 km.

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

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

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Rochdale and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 54 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Rochdale to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Rochdale Interchange and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane via Rawtenstall, Bus Station (Bus Station - Stand C). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 59 min.

The train from Rochdale to Blackburn takes 54 min including transfers and departs hourly.