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Oct 21
$11Northern Rail
Oct 22
$11Northern Rail
Oct 23
$11Northern Rail
Oct 24
$9Northern Rail
Oct 27
$9Northern Rail

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Train Information between Manchester and Blackburn

distanceDistance21 miles (34 km)
durationAverage train duration51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$10 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesNorthern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Blackburn cover the 21 miles (34 km) long trip taking on average 51 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $10 (€8), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackburn.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Blackburn.
How much do cheap trains from Manchester to Blackburn cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Blackburn from Manchester for as low as $9 (€7)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Blackburn from Manchester on average?
The train price from Manchester to Blackburn is on average $10 (€8)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Manchester to Blackburn by train?
The distance from Manchester to Blackburn by train is approximately 21 miles (34 km).
How long is the train ride from Manchester to Blackburn?
The train time to Blackburn from Manchester is on average 51 min  for the 21 miles (34 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Blackburn from Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Manchester to Blackburn do I depart from? Which Blackburn train station from Manchester do I arrive in?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Blackburn.

Where is the departure train station in Manchester located? Where is the arrival train station in Blackburn located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Blackburn, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Manchester to Blackburn?
When taking a train from Manchester to Blackburn, you can count on Northern Rail for the best way to get you to Blackburn. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Manchester and Blackburn and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
How many trains are there from Manchester to Blackburn a day?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Blackburn is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Manchester to Blackburn? When does the last train depart from Manchester to Blackburn?
You can take the earliest train from Manchester to Blackburn at 7: 04 AM   or take the last train from Manchester to Blackburn leaving at 9: 41 AM. Look for the latest Manchester to Blackburn train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Manchester to Blackburn for the best deals?
If you book the Manchester to Blackburn train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $10 (€8). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Blackburn from Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey from Manchester to Blackburn.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales