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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Blackburn

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to Blackburn cover the 159 miles (256 km) long route taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Blackburn.

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Trains from Cardiff to Blackburn
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FAQs
How far is it from Cardiff to Blackburn by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Cardiff and Blackburn via train to be approximately 159 miles (256 km).
How many hours does it take from Cardiff to Blackburn by train?
The train time between Cardiff and Blackburn is on average 4 h 10 min  for the 159 miles (256 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Blackburn from Cardiff by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Cardiff goes to Blackburn? Which train station do I come into Blackburn from Cardiff?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Blackburn.

Where is the train station in Cardiff? Where is the train station in Blackburn?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Cardiff Central and need to travel around 0.2 miles (425 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Blackburn most often arrive at Blackburn and need to travel around 0.3 miles (473 m) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains per day are there from Cardiff to Blackburn?
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Blackburn is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Blackburn
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your trip between Cardiff and Blackburn.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

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