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Journey Information

There are 20 intercity coaches per day from London to Blackburn. Traveling by coach from London to Blackburn usually takes around 8 hours and 56 minutes, but the fastest National Express coach can make the trip in 6 hours,

Distance184 mi (296 km)
Shortest duration6h 0m
Cheapest price£14.99
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceNational Express
Coach lines1

Price trends for coaches from London to Blackburn

Monthly average prices


What coach companies travel from London to Blackburn?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from London to Blackburn. National Express connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

CoachDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
National Express208h 57m£34.45
  • National Express is probably the UK's best-known bus company, offering intercity services to London, Manchester, Southampton, and Edinburgh. Onboard the single and double-decker vehicles, travelers enjoy a good amount of legroom – roomier than airlines have in coach class – alongside WiFi, restrooms, and air conditioning.

Frequently Asked Questions

The coach takes an average of 8 hours and 56 minutes to cover the 184 miles from London to Blackburn. However, the fastest coach only takes 6 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual coach may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

"Because many passengers travel from London to Blackburn at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for coaches. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Sunday is typically the least busy day for coach travel on this route. If you are looking for less crowded coaches to Blackburn, book your ticket for the last day of the week."

The first coach leaves at 02:00 and the last coach leaves at 23:00. To see the times for all coaches from London to Blackburn, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 20 scheduled coaches that travel from London to Blackburn every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct coaches, where you can stay on the same coach without having to transfer to a connecting coach at any point during your trip.

Need more travel options? Consider taking the train from London to Blackburn; ticket prices start at £69.86.

City Information


One of the most important cities in the world, London is where the traditional blends seamlessly with the modern. As a vibrant modern city, London has something for everyone. For visitors interested in the Royal Family as well as their history, check out Buckingham Palace. The palace is open all days in summer, but only on selected days in winter. The Tower of London, where the crown jewels are put on exhibition, is also a great spot to check out. For fans of history, you might not want to miss out on the famous British Museum, considered by many to be the best museum in all of London. The museum currently carries an impressive collection of 8 million historic objects from all around the world, making it an eye-opening destination for many.

London’s food scene reflects its multiculturalism. Here you can find restaurants serving cuisines from various countries around the world, from India to Malaysia. If you opt for a lavish dining experience, Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, run by the famous chef himself, will be a great choice. Also don’t forget to stop by at a local pub and enjoy the beer like a true Londoner.

The city’s centers of intercity rail services are King’s Cross Station and Euston Station, from which you can take a train to other places in the UK or hop on the Eurostar train to Paris and beyond. The largest coach station in the city is Victoria Coach Station, serving big local carriers like National Express. The city’s air services are fulfilled by eight airports, of which London Heathrow Airport, located west of the city, is the busiest one.

Station Information

Where does the coach leave from in London?

Main departure station: Finchley Rd & Frognal

Coaches to Blackburn leave from 12 stations in London.

All coach stations in London:

  • Finchley Rd & Frognal

  • London Marble Arch (Stop S)

  • London Baker St Station

  • London Victoria

  • St John's Wood

  • Elephant and Castle

  • Dunton Rd (Stop WN)

  • 235 Finchley Rd

  • London Stratford Also for Westfield

  • Paddington Rail Station

  • Hammersmith Bus Station (Stop D)

  • Eltham Road / Westhorne Avenue

Where does the coach arrive in Blackburn?

Main arrival station: Blackburn Bus Station

All coaches from London arrive at one main station in Blackburn.

Coach stations in Blackburn:

  • Blackburn Bus Station

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