How to get to Blackburn from Wigan

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Travel Information from Wigan to Blackburn

distanceDistance15 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£18 - £18
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £18 • 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £18 • 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorthern Rail (3)

Take a train or coach to travel 15 miles to Blackburn from Wigan. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Northern Rail (3) among others. Travellers can even take a direct train from Wigan to Blackburn.

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from Wigan to Blackburn

How to get to Blackburn from Wigan by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Wigan to Blackburn is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Find the best trip to Blackburn from Wigan with Northern Rail (3). Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned travel operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The travel provider operates local and regional travel across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern travel: Standard.

    FAQs: Wigan to Blackburn

    FAQs: 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 Wigan to Blackburn.

    You can get from Wigan to Blackburn 2 different ways: train or coach.

    The cheapest way to go to Blackburn from Wigan is by taking a train, which costs on average £18.

    This is compared to other ways of getting from Wigan to Blackburn:

    Taking a train costs £1 less than taking a coach, which average ticket prices of £18.

    The fastest way to get to Blackburn from Wigan is by train with an average travel time of 51 min.

    Other travel options to Blackburn take longer:

    Coach takes 1 h 10 min on average.

    The distance from Wigan to Blackburn is approximately 15 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Wigan to Blackburn is:

    • Around 25 trains per day.

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

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

    • Most travellers catch their coach from Wigan, Hallgate and arrive in Blackburn, Penny Street.
    • Most travellers take a train from Wigan North Western to Blackburn.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Wigan to Blackburn:

    • You can take a train from Wigan to Blackburn with Northern Rail (3) or Virgin Trains. Cheap tickets can be found for £18 with Northern Rail (3) from Wigan to Blackburn.

    Yes, there are direct services available from Wigan to Blackburn with the following travel companies:

    • Direct train available with Northern Rail (3) 1 direct train per day.

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

    Your journey from Wigan to Blackburn doesn't have to end in Blackburn. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Manchester, Stockport, Blackpool or Birmingham. If you’d like to add London, Manchester, Stockport, Blackpool or Birmingham to your Wigan to Blackburn trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Blackburn today!

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