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Overview: Train from Glasgow to Blackburn

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast

Trains from Glasgow to Blackburn cover the 162 miles (261 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 34 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Blackburn.

Travel Tips

Trains from Glasgow 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 Glasgow to Blackburn.
What is the distance from Glasgow to Blackburn by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Glasgow to Blackburn via train to be approximately 162 miles (261 km).
How long is the train journey to Blackburn from Glasgow?
On average the train from Glasgow to Blackburn duration is 5 h 34 min  for the 162 miles (261 km) long trip, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Glasgow goes to Blackburn? Which train station do I come into Blackburn from Glasgow?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Glasgow Central   to Blackburn.

Where is the train station in Glasgow to go to Blackburn? Where is the train station in Blackburn located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Glasgow Central, located approximately 0.5 miles (757 m) from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Blackburn, called Blackburn, is located around 0.3 miles (473 m) away from its city centre.

Which train providers should I travel with from Glasgow to Blackburn?
If you're looking for trains from Glasgow to Blackburn, you can rely on Avanti West Coast to get you to Blackburn. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Glasgow to Blackburn journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there to Blackburn from Glasgow?
The average number of trains departing Glasgow for Blackburn is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Glasgow is Glasgow Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Glasgow Central for your trip between Glasgow and Blackburn.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+44 3457114141
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Public transport options for Glasgow Central
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper