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

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Line 280 bus, line 22 bus  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Take the line 280 bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Clitheroe Town Centre, Tesco 280 / ...
  2. Take the line 22 bus from Clitheroe Town Centre, Tesco to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station 22

$14

Cheapest option

Line 280 bus, train  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Take the line 280 bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange (Station Hotel) 280 / ...
  2. Take the train from Clitheroe to Blackburn

$12 - $14

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Hellifield to Blackburn

$12 - $18

Bus, line 152 bus  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 3 (Sackville Street) to Burnley, Bus Station X43
  2. Take the line 152 bus from Burnley, Bus Station to Blackburn Town Centre, Town Hall (Town Hall A) 152

$14

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Skipton to Blackburn 28.8 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  38 min

  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 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 £75 - £95 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Skipton station to Blackburn station. However, there are services departing from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station via Clitheroe Town Centre, Tesco. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 37 min.

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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 1 h 57 min.

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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 line 22 bus which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £11.

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It takes approximately 1 h 37 min to get from Skipton to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Skipton to Blackburn bus services, operated by Preston Bus, arrive at Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street).

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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 line 280 bus and line 22 bus which takes 1 h 37 min and costs £11. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £9 - £14 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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Skipton to Blackburn bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, 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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Map of how to get from Skipton to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 24.2 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 37 min

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

You can take a bus from Skipton to Blackburn via Clitheroe Town Centre, Tesco in around 1 h 37 min. Alternatively, Northern Rail operates a train from Skipton to Blackburn once a week. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 44 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Clitheroe to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Hellifield to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Preston Bus
Phone
01772 253671
Website
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Clitheroe Town Centre, Tesco
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 4 (Cross Street) to Clitheroe Town Centre, Interchange (Station Hotel)
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
prestonbus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Clitheroe Town Centre, Tesco to Blackburn Town Centre, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
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
The Burnley Bus Company
Phone
0345 60 40 110
Email
hello@burnleybuses.co.uk hello@burnleybuses.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Skipton, Bus Station Stand 3 (Sackville Street) to Burnley, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from Skipton to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Metro Taxis Bradford
Phone
+44 127 4733733
Website
metrotaxis.co.uk

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