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

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  59 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan North Western to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Blackburn

$10 - $27

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Wigan Wallgate to Blackburn

$19 - $29

Line 362 bus, bus  •  2 h 3 min

  1. Take the line 362 bus from Wigan, River Way to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K) 362
  2. Take the bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) to Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane 24 / ...

$11

Taxi  •  33 min

  1. Take a taxi from Wigan to Blackburn 26 miles

$95 - $120

Drive  •  33 min

  1. Drive from Wigan to Blackburn 26 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Wigan to Blackburn is to drive which costs £4 - £7 and takes 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Wigan to Blackburn is to taxi which costs £70 - £85 and takes 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Wigan to Blackburn. However, there are services departing from Wigan, River Way and arriving at Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane via Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 3 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Wigan Wallgate and arriving at Blackburn. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 45 min.

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The distance between Wigan and Blackburn is 16 miles. The road distance is 26 miles.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Blackburn without a car is to train which takes 59 min and costs £7 - £21.

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Wigan to Blackburn, including transfers.

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Wigan to Blackburn bus services, operated by Arriva North West, depart from Wigan, River Way station.

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Wigan to Blackburn train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Wigan North Western station.

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The best way to get from Wigan to Blackburn is to train which takes 59 min and costs £7 - £21. Alternatively, you can line 362 bus and bus, which costs £9 and takes 2 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Wigan to Blackburn.
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  • Distance: 15.7 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

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

You can take a train from Wigan to Blackburn via Preston in around 59 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Wigan to Blackburn via Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K) and Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) in around 2 h 3 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $21
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Wigan North Western to Preston
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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 North West
Phone
0344 800 44 11
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
Bus from Wigan, River Way to Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand K)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Website
arrivabus.co.uk
The Blackburn Bus Compan
Phone
01254 670 583
Email
hello@blackburnbus.co.uk
Website
lancashirebus.co.uk
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) to Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
lancashirebus.co.uk
Stagecoach in Lancashire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Chorley Town Centre, Bus Station (CHORLEY Bus Station Stand C) to Blackburn Town Centre, Debenhams
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Wigan to Blackburn
Ave. Duration
33 min
Estimated price
$95 - $120
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
Taxi In Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 236 1915
Comcab Liverpool
Phone
+44 151 298 2222
Website
comcab-liverpool.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk

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Wigan to Blackburn bus services, operated by The Blackburn Bus Compan, arrive at Blackburn Town Centre, Mincing Lane station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Wigan to Blackburn is 26 miles. It takes approximately 33 min to drive from Wigan to Blackburn.

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