How to travel from Glasgow to Blackburn

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Travel Information from Glasgow to Blackburn

distanceDistance162 miles (261 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $807
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€18) • 3 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $69 (€64) • 3 h 16 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMegabus, British Airways or Transpennine Express

Travel 162 miles (261 km) by bus, flight, ferry 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 16 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Megabus, British Airways or Transpennine Express among others. Travelers 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.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Glasgow and Blackburn. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Glasgow to Blackburn is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $20 (€18) compared to other travel options to Blackburn:

A bus is $787 (€730) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Glasgow to Blackburn costing on average $807 (€748).

Taking a bus is usually $49 (€46) less than taking a train to Blackburn, which costs on average $69 (€64) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Glasgow to Blackburn is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 16 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 3 h 45 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Glasgow to Blackburn is:

  • Around 2 buses per day.
  • 21 trains a day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Glasgow, Buchanan Bus Station and arrive in Blackburn, Penny Street.
  • Trains most often depart from Glasgow at Glasgow Central and arrive in Blackburn at 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:

  • Megabus can take you to Blackburn by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Megabus from Glasgow to Blackburn for $20 (€18).
  • British Airways can get you to Blackburn by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with British Airways from Glasgow to Blackburn for $807 (€748) on Omio.
  • Transpennine Express can get you to Blackburn by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Transpennine Express from Glasgow to Blackburn for $69 (€64) on Omio.
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!

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 $20 (€18) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $807 (€748) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $69 (€64) 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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