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from Blackburn to Manchester

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24 Oct
£8Northern Rail
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£6Northern Rail
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£12Northern Rail
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Travel Information between Blackburn and Manchester

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • £6 • 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail

Travel 21 miles (34 km) by train from Blackburn to Manchester. Northern Rail is the main travel provider operating this route. Travellers can even take a direct train 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.
How do you get from Blackburn to Manchester?

You can travel between Blackburn and Manchester by train.

What is the quickest way from Blackburn to Manchester?

Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Blackburn to Manchester. It takes on average 53 min   to travel this journey.

How many miles are between Blackburn and Manchester

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Blackburn to Manchester?

The average frequency per day from Blackburn to Manchester is:

  • Around 25 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Blackburn to Manchester?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Blackburn to Manchester:

  • Most travellers who buy a train ticket from Blackburn to Manchester depart from Blackburn to Manchester Piccadilly.
Which travel operators can get me from Blackburn to Manchester?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between Blackburn and Manchester:

  • You can travel by train between Blackburn and Manchester with Northern Rail, and you can find Northern Rail Blackburn to Manchester tickets for £6 on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Blackburn to Manchester?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Blackburn to Manchester:

  • You can travel directly by train with Northern Rail with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Manchester as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Blackburn to Manchester.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Manchester from Blackburn?
Looking to extend your trip from Blackburn to Manchester? Many Omio customers who go from Blackburn to Manchester usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Liverpool or Edinburgh. If you're looking to explore London, Liverpool or Edinburgh from Manchester, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Blackburn to Manchester online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Blackburn to Manchester, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Train tickets are costing £6 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Blackburn and Manchester online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.