Blackburn to Glasgow by train

  • First train
    06:02
  • Last train
    23:34
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 46m
  • Distance
    261 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    61
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 8m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Blackburn to Glasgow by train

Fast trains from Blackburn to Glasgow take around 2 hours and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 261 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackburn and Glasgow.

1. Are there direct trains from Blackburn to Glasgow?

Journeys between Blackburn and Glasgow usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 59 departures on the route from Blackburn to Glasgow every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 63 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Blackburn to Glasgow?

The Blackburn to Glasgow train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Blackburn to Glasgow train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Glasgow is usually scheduled to depart Blackburn around 06:02 and the last train is around 23:34. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackburn around 06:02, and the last at 23:47.

When to book Blackburn to Glasgow train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Blackburn to Glasgow by train.

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Which train companies operate between Blackburn and Glasgow?

More than one train company operates on the route from Blackburn to Glasgow, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.