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from Glasgow to Blackburn

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

Our recommendation

To get from Glasgow to Blackburn on 23 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:00Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 14:45Blackburn
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11:00Glasgow, Buchanan3h45 14:45Blackburn
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10:38Glasgow Central3h20 13:58Blackburn
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09:34Glasgow Central3h23 12:57Blackburn
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09:16Glasgow Central3h41 12:57Blackburn
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Travel Information from Glasgow to Blackburn

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£16 - £54
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £16 • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £54 • 3 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus or Avanti West Coast

Travel 162 miles (261 km) by coach or train between Glasgow and Blackburn. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 17 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £16. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Megabus or Avanti West Coast among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Blackburn.

Travel Tips: Travel from Glasgow to Blackburn

Travel 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 are my travel options from Glasgow to Blackburn?

There are 2 ways to travel between Glasgow and Blackburn including taking a coach or train.

How do I get from Glasgow to Blackburn the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Glasgow to Blackburn is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £16 compared to other travel options to Blackburn:

A coach journey is usually £38 less than a journey to Blackburn by train, which costs on average £54 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Glasgow to Blackburn?

The quickest way to travel to Blackburn from Glasgow is by train, which takes on average 3 h 17 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by coach can take 3 h 45 min   on average.

How many miles are between Glasgow and Blackburn

The Glasgow to Blackburn distance is approximately 162 miles (261 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Blackburn is:

  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Glasgow and Blackburn as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Glasgow to Blackburn, where do I depart from Glasgow and where do I arrive in Blackburn?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Blackburn, Penny Street.
  • Most travellers board their train from Glasgow Central and arrive in Blackburn.

Which travel operators can get me from Glasgow to Blackburn?

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

  • Travel with Megabus to go to Blackburn by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Megabus Glasgow to Blackburn tickets on Omio for £16.
  • Travel with Avanti West Coast to go to Blackburn by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Avanti West Coast Glasgow to Blackburn tickets on Omio for £54.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Blackburn from Glasgow?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Glasgow to Blackburn often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Manchester or Birmingham. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Glasgow and Blackburn itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Blackburn and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I book Glasgow to Blackburn tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £16 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £54 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Glasgow to Blackburn 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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