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

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Train  •  1h 57m

  1. Take the train from Hellifield to Blackburn

£9 - £13

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Bus, train  •  2h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Cross Hills, Co-op to Colne, Crabtree Street M4
  2. Take the train from Colne to Blackburn

Bus  •  3h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cross Hills, Co-op to Burnley, Bus Station M4
  2. Take the bus from Burnley to Blackburn National Express

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skipton to Blackburn 28.8 miles

£60 - £75

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Skipton to Blackburn 28.8 miles

£4 - £7

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The cheapest way to get from Skipton to Blackburn is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Skipton to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £60 - £75 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skipton station to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 and arriving at Blackburn via Cross Hills, Co-op and Burnley. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Skipton to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Skipton and arriving at Blackburn via Hellifield. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 57m.

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The distance between Skipton and Blackburn is 24 miles. The road distance is 28.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Skipton to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs £9 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Skipton to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Skipton to Blackburn bus services, operated by Burnley & Pendle, depart from Cross Hills, Co-op station.

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

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The best way to get from Skipton to Blackburn is to train which takes 1h 57m and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3h 30m.

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Map of how to get from Skipton to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Skipton to Blackburn twice a week. Tickets cost £5 - £8 and the journey takes 44 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skipton to Blackburn via Cross Hills, Co-op and Burnley in around 3h 30m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hellifield to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Colne to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Burnley & Pendle
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Cross Hills, Co-op to Colne, Crabtree Street
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Burnley & Pendle
Bus from Cross Hills, Co-op to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Burnley & Pendle
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Burnley to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£4 - £6
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Other operators
Taxi from Skipton to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
£60 - £75
Station Taxis Skipton
Phone
+44 1756 20 20 20
Website
skiptontaxis.co.uk
Skipton & Craven Taxis
Phone
+44 1756 701 122
Website
skiptontaxis.com
Dalesman Central Taxis
Phone
+44 1756 794 444
Website
dalesmancentraltaxis.com

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Skipton to Blackburn bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackburn station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Skipton to Blackburn is 29 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from Skipton to Blackburn.

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