How to get from Blackburn to Manchester

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from Blackburn to Manchester

You can get from Blackburn to Manchester by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Blackburn to Manchester on 19 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Blackburn to Manchester

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£6 - £13
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £6 • 59 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail or Northern Rail

Take a coach or train to travel 21 miles (34 km) between Blackburn and Manchester. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £6. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Northern Rail or Northern Rail among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Blackburn to Manchester.

Travel Tips: Travel from Blackburn to Manchester

Travel 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.

You can travel from Blackburn to Manchester 2 different ways: coach or train.

The cheapest way from Blackburn to Manchester is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £6 compared to other travel options to Manchester:

A train is £6 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Blackburn to Manchester costing on average £13.

The quickest way to travel from Blackburn to Manchester is by train, which takes on average 53 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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The distance between Blackburn and Manchester is around 21 miles (34 km).

The average frequency per day from Blackburn to Manchester is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Blackburn to Manchester as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Blackburn to Manchester:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Blackburn, Penny Street and tend to arrive in Manchester, Coach Station.
  • Trains mostly depart from Blackburn and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Blackburn to Manchester, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Northern Rail to go to Manchester by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Northern Rail Blackburn to Manchester tickets on Omio for £13.
  • Northern Rail can get you to Manchester by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Northern Rail from Blackburn to Manchester for £6 on Omio.
Your journey from Blackburn to Manchester doesn't have to end in Manchester. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you’d like to add London, Liverpool or Edinburgh to your Blackburn to Manchester trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Manchester today!

Before travelling from Blackburn to Manchester, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £13 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £6 one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Blackburn to Manchester tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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