Blackburn to Liverpool train

Cheap train tickets from Blackburn to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£11

Average

£11

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Northern Rail
08:54Blackburn1h26 10:20Liverpool
0 changes
£111One-way
Northern Rail
09:54Blackburn1h26 11:20Liverpool
0 changes
£111One-way

Train schedule Blackburn to Liverpool

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Northern Rail
08:54Blackburn1h26 10:20Liverpool
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Northern Rail
09:54Blackburn1h26 11:20Liverpool
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Fastest train times from Blackburn to Liverpool

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 26 m

Average

1 h 26 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

50 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Blackburn for Liverpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Northern Rail
09:54Blackburn1h26 11:20Liverpool
0 changes
£111One-way
Northern Rail
08:54Blackburn1h26 10:20Liverpool
0 changes
£111One-way

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Overview: Train from Blackburn to Liverpool

distanceDistance30 miles (49 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Blackburn to Liverpool cover the 30 miles (49 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 26 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackburn and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

Trains from Blackburn to Liverpool

There are more than 30 daily trains from Blackburn to Liverpool, and most of these are operated by train company Northern Rail. All journeys require at least one change, and the fastest trips take around one hour 25 minutes. It's just over 40 miles from Blackburn to Liverpool, and spacious trains with roomy seats are the most relaxing travel solution for all travellers. Getting to John Lennon Airport is simple from Liverpool Lime Street station, and there are no restrictions on the amount of luggage that can be carried on trains. 

 Blackburn to Liverpool Train Time: Daily departures

Although the first train of the day to Liverpool is operated by First Transpennine Express, all others are Northern Rail services. The first train departs from Blackburn at around 06:13 a.m. and arrives at Liverpool Lime Street station at around 8:00 a.m. There are then two Northern Rail trains per hour until the last train of the day at just before 10:00 p.m., which requires two changes.  

How long is the journey by train from Blackburn to Liverpool?

The fastest trains from Blackburn to Liverpool require one change at Preston and journeys take around one hour 25 minutes. Average journey times are slightly longer at around two hours and five minutes and may require two changes.  

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Blackburn to Liverpool?

Departure train station: Trains for Liverpool leave from Bradford Railway Station which is within easy walking distance of the Blackburn Cathedral and all local shops. Public buses stop outside the station, and there is also an 80-space car park. The station has a lift so elderly or disabled passengers can access platforms and services include station payphones, refreshment services, and accessible toilets. 

Arrival train station: Trains from Blackburn arrive at Liverpool Lime Street station, a modern structure just a short walk from city centre shopping and all major tourist attractions. Buses serving all routes in the city can be found just outside on Lime Street, and passengers travelling onwards to the John Lennon Airport will need to take the 500 bus which leaves from Liverpool One Bus Terminal. There are no charges to use any of the station toilets and baby change facilities are also available. Cafes, shops, left-luggage stores and trolleys are all available at Liverpool Lime Street Station. 

Which train companies travel from Blackburn to Liverpool?

Trains from Blackburn to Liverpool are provided by Northern Rail, although the first train of the day is operated by Transpennine Express. 

Northern Rail Blackburn to Liverpool

Northern Rail provide the vast majority of trains from Blackburn to Liverpool, and there are generally two services per hour from just after 6:00 a.m. until late in the evening. There are no direct services to Liverpool, and most trains require one or two changes.  

Blackburn to Liverpool Trains: Services onboard

Northern Rail travellers with mobility issues or disabilities can get in touch with Passenger Support for any help required during before and during travel. Electric and manual wheelchairs can be taken on any Northern Rail service, but it is not possible to take mobility scooters on journeys from Blackburn to Liverpool at this moment in time. Bikes can be taken on board any trains just so long as there is enough room, but space cannot be booked in advance. All trains can take up to two bikes and there is no charge for this service. Pets and small animals can also be taken on board trains, subject to being under control of their owners at all times and meeting all operator regulations. There is no limit to the amount of luggage that can be taken on board, just so long as passengers can stow it away, so it does not cause hazards to other rail users.  There are no First Class compartments on Northern Rail trains, and trolley catering services are only provided at peak times of day.  

How do I find cheap train tickets from Blackburn to Liverpool?

Booking trains from Blackburn to Liverpool in advance is the best way to save money on any ticket. It's a good idea to use the Omio app to find all the best prices for rail travel from Blackburn to Liverpool and opting for slower journeys is often another good way to find the cheapest train tickets. 

Travel Tips: Trains from Blackburn to Liverpool

Travel by train to Liverpool easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackburn to Liverpool.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Liverpool from Blackburn for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Blackburn to Liverpool train to cost on average £8  one way.
The train distance from Blackburn to Liverpool is around 30 miles (49 km).
The Blackburn to Liverpool train duration is on average 1 h 26 min, which is to be expected when travelling 30 miles (49 km) from Blackburn to Liverpool. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Blackburn   and arrive in Liverpool Lime Street.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Blackburn, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre of Blackburn.

The most popular arrival train station, Liverpool Lime Street, is located 0.4 miles (692 m) away from the city centre of Liverpool.

If you're looking for trains from Blackburn to Liverpool, you can rely on Northern Rail to get you to Liverpool. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Blackburn to Liverpool route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Blackburn for Liverpool is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Blackburn to Liverpool at 07: 48   or take the last train from Blackburn to Liverpool leaving at 20: 54. Look for the latest Blackburn Liverpool train times on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
If you book a train ticket between Blackburn and Liverpool within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £8 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Blackburn to Liverpool are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Liverpool
The major railway station for departures from Blackburn is Blackburn. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Blackburn for your trip between Blackburn and Liverpool.

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