There are 5 ways to get from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train via Preston  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from St Helens Central to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn

$13 - $18

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Line 34 bus, line 582 bus, line 1 bus  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the line 34 bus from Pocket Nook, Phoenix Brow (Salvation Army Hotel) to Leigh Bus Station 34
  2. Take the line 582 bus from Leigh Bus Station to Bolton Interchange 582
  3. Take the line 1 bus from Bolton Interchange to Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane 1

$11 - $14

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Blackburn

$22 - $34

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn 30.9 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn 30.9 miles

$6 - $10

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The cheapest way to get from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn is to drive which costs £5 - £8 and takes 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £85 - £110 and takes 38 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Pocket Nook, Phoenix Brow (Salvation Army Hotel) and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane via Leigh Bus Station and Bolton Interchange. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from St Helens Central and arriving at Blackburn via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between St Helens Central Station and Blackburn is 23 miles. The road distance is 30.9 miles.

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The best way to get from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £9 - £14.

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It takes approximately 1 h 21 min to get from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn, including transfers.

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St Helens Central Station to Blackburn bus services, operated by Arriva Merseyside, depart from Pocket Nook, Phoenix Brow (Salvation Army Hotel) station.

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St Helens Central Station to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from St Helens Central station.

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The best way to get from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs £9 - £14. Alternatively, you can line 34 bus and line 582 bus and line 1 bus, which costs £8 - £11 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 23 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 21 min

What companies run services between St Helens Central Station, England and Blackburn, England?

You can take a train from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn via Preston in around 1 h 21 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn via Leigh Bus Station and Bolton Interchange in around 2 h 39 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from St Helens Central to Preston
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan Wallgate to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Arriva Merseyside
Phone
0344 800 4411
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Pocket Nook, Phoenix Brow (Salvation Army Hotel) to Leigh Bus Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Bolton Interchange to Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Other operators
Taxi from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915

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St Helens Central Station to Blackburn bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, arrive at Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane station.

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St Helens Central Station to Blackburn train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackburn station.

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Yes, the driving distance between St Helens Central Station to Blackburn is 31 miles. It takes approximately 38 min to drive from St Helens Central Station to Blackburn.

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