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There are 6 ways to get from Skipton to Blackburn by bus, train, taxi or car

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Line 280 bus, train  •  1h 43m

  1. Take the line 280 bus from Outside Rail Station to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange 280
  2. Take the train from Clitheroe to Blackburn

$4 - $6

5 alternative options

Train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Hellifield to Blackburn

$12 - $18

Line 280 bus, line 22 bus  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the line 280 bus from Outside Rail Station to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange 280
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 22

Bus, train  •  3h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 to Keighley, Bus Station 66
  2. Take the bus from Keighley, Bus Station to Brierfield, Town Hall M4
  3. Take the train from Brierfield to Blackburn

Taxi  •  38m

  1. Take a taxi from Skipton to Blackburn 28.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  38m

  1. Drive from Skipton to Blackburn 28.8 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Skipton to Blackburn is to line 280 bus and train which costs £3 - £5 and takes 1h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Skipton to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £75 - £95 and takes 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skipton station to Blackburn station. However, there are services departing from Outside Rail Station and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station via Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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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 58m.

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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 line 280 bus and train which takes 1h 43m and costs £3 - £5.

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It takes approximately 1h 43m to get from Skipton to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Skipton to Blackburn bus services, operated by Preston Bus, arrive at Outside Rail 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 58m and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 280 bus and line 22 bus, which costs and takes 2h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Skipton to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Skipton to Blackburn twice a week. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 45m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Skipton to Blackburn via Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange in around 2h 11m.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Clitheroe to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hellifield to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Brierfield to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Outside Rail Station to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange
Ave. Duration
43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Company
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Keighley & District
Phone
01535 603 284
Email
hello@keighleybus.co.uk
Website
keighleybus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 5 to Keighley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
keighleybus.co.uk
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 Skipton to Keighley
Ave. Duration
20m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
National Express
Other operators
Taxi from Skipton to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
38m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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Skipton to Blackburn bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Company, arrive at Blackburn Town Centre, Bus 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 38m to drive from Skipton to Blackburn.

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