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from Glasgow to Blackburn

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

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Blackburn

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $224
fastestFastest modeTrain • $81 (€67) • 3 h 17 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or First Transpennine Express

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 162 miles (261 km) to Blackburn from Glasgow. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus, British Airways or First Transpennine Express among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Glasgow to Blackburn.

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What are the ways to get from Glasgow to Blackburn?

You can travel from Glasgow to Blackburn 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Glasgow to Blackburn?

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Blackburn is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $22 (€18) compared to other travel options to Blackburn:

Taking a bus is usually $202 (€165) less than taking a flight to Blackburn, which costs on average $224 (€183) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $60 (€49) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $81 (€67) from Glasgow to Blackburn.

What is the fastest way to travel to Blackburn from Glasgow?

The fastest way from Glasgow to Blackburn is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 17 min.

There are alternative travel options to Blackburn that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Blackburn by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Blackburn by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

How far is it from Glasgow to Blackburn?

You should expect to travel around 162 miles (261 km) between Glasgow and Blackburn.

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 bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Glasgow and in Blackburn?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station to Blackburn, Penny Street.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Glasgow to Blackburn depart from Glasgow Central to Blackburn.
Which travel operators can get me to Blackburn from Glasgow?

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 for buses to Blackburn. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Megabus Glasgow to Blackburn tickets on Omio for $22 (€18).
  • Travel with British Airways to go to Blackburn by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find British Airways Glasgow to Blackburn tickets on Omio for $224 (€183).
  • Travel with First Transpennine Express for trains to Blackburn. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for First Transpennine Express Glasgow to Blackburn tickets on Omio for $81 (€67).
What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Glasgow to Blackburn?
Many of our customers traveling from Glasgow to Blackburn don't make Blackburn their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Blackburn are London, Manchester or Birmingham, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Blackburn to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets from Glasgow to Blackburn online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $22 (€18) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $224 (€183) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $81 (€67) one way.

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

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