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Overview: Train from Blackburn to Manchester

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
durationAverage train duration53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£13 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Blackburn to Manchester cover the 21 miles (34 km) long journey taking on average 53 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £13, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £13. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackburn and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Travel Tips: Trains from Blackburn to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains to Manchester from Blackburn cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Manchester from Blackburn for as low as £13  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Blackburn to Manchester?

The Blackburn to Manchester train ticket price is on average £13  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

What is the distance between Blackburn and Manchester via train?

The Blackburn to Manchester train distance is approximately 21 miles (34 km).

What is the average Blackburn to Manchester train duration?

The train time from Blackburn to Manchester is on average 53 min  for the 21 miles (34 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Blackburn to Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Blackburn to Manchester do I depart from? Which Manchester train station from Blackburn do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Blackburn   and arriving in Manchester Piccadilly.

Where is the Blackburn train station located? Where is the Manchester train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Blackburn and travel around 0.3 miles (473 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Manchester Piccadilly and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (587 m) from the train station to the city centre in Manchester.

Which train providers can take me between Blackburn and Manchester?

Take the Blackburn to Manchester train with Northern Rail. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Blackburn and Manchester as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there between Blackburn and Manchester?

The average number of trains departing Blackburn for Manchester is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Blackburn to Manchester to get the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Blackburn to Manchester is on average £13 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets between Blackburn and Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Blackburn
Manchester
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 from Blackburn to Manchester.