Bristol to Blackburn train

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Overview: Train from Bristol to Blackburn

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersCross Country

Trains from Bristol to Blackburn cover the 158 miles (255 km) long route taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Cross Country. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £35, but the average price of train tickets is £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Bristol Temple Meads and arrive in Blackburn.

Train companies: CrossCountry trains Bristol to Blackburn

Find the best trains from Bristol to Blackburn with Omio's travel partners CrossCountry from £35. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.


CrossCountry is a fast speed train company in the United Kingdom and for your next train to Blackburn from Bristol you can choose between Standard Class and First Class tickets on Omio.

Omio helps you find the perfect Bristol - Blackburn train with CrossCountry. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train to Blackburn from Bristol, Omio shows you CrossCountry current train timetables, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Bristol to Blackburn route. You can expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km) between Bristol and Blackburn on a train with CrossCountry. Once you are ready, buy your one-way CrossCountry tickets to Blackburn from Bristol starting as low as £78 if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with CrossCountry!

  • Average Price: £78

Travel Tips: Trains from Bristol to Blackburn

Travel by train to Blackburn 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 Bristol to Blackburn.
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Bristol and Blackburn to cost as little as £35  in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Bristol to Blackburn train prices are on average £70  one way.
You should expect to travel around 158 miles (255 km)  from Bristol to Blackburn by train.
The Bristol to Blackburn train duration is on average 4 h, which is to be expected when travelling 158 miles (255 km) to Blackburn from Bristol. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Bristol Temple Meads   and arrive in Blackburn.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Bristol Temple Meads, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) from the city centre of Bristol.

The most popular arrival train station, Blackburn, is located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre of Blackburn.

For the route from Bristol to Blackburn you can take a train with Cross Country. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Bristol and Blackburn on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
The average number of trains departing Bristol for Blackburn is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Bristol to Blackburn at 09: 41   or take the last train from Bristol to Blackburn leaving at 19: 35. Look for the latest Bristol Blackburn train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Bristol to Blackburn is on average £70 if you purchase 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 to Blackburn from Bristol available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Bristol is Bristol Temple Meads. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Bristol Temple Meads for your trip from Bristol to Blackburn.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 06: 45 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Bristol Temple Meads
Bus lines: A1, 1, 2, 8, 39/349/X39, 70, 73, 178, 376
Train lines: CrossCountry, Great Western Main Line, Severn Beach Line

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