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Sheffield to Blackburn by train

  • First train
    05:11
  • Last train
    23:27
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 8m
  • Distance
    79 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 48m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Sheffield to Blackburn by train

Fast trains from Sheffield to Blackburn take around 2 hours and 8 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 79 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sheffield and Blackburn.

1. Are there direct trains from Sheffield to Blackburn?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Sheffield to Blackburn 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 47 departures.

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

The Sheffield to Blackburn train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 8 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackburn is usually scheduled to depart Sheffield around 05:11 and the last train is around 23:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sheffield around 05:15, and the last at 22:24.

When to book Sheffield to Blackburn 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 Sheffield to Blackburn by train.

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Which train companies operate between Sheffield and Blackburn?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Railway
  • East Midlands Trains
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • 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.

Blackburn to Sheffield by train

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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.