Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train connecting Rochdale (North West England) to Blackburn (North West England). The services on board may vary depending on the rail operator.
The journey time to go to Blackburn from Rochdale may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change. There are 16 miles between the two cities.
Prices can vary depending on when you travel or how long in advance you buy your ticket.
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Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Rochdale to Blackburn by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.
Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.
We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Rochdale and Blackburn by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Blackburn to Rochdale and find the best deal for your outbound journey.
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The easiest way to pay less on your Rochdale Blackburn train ticket is probably to buy a railcard. While regional railcards are available in some areas, National railcards enable you to spend less on most rail fares across the UK. Everyone is eligible to at least a certain railcard, even non-UK residents. National railcards available: 16-25 discount card, Senior railcard, Two together discount card, Family and Friends railcard and Disabled persons discount card.
When getting a railcard, the idea is to make savings after several trips. But is it really relevant when taking the train from Rochdale to Blackburn? Grab your calculator, taking into account:
A = the railcard cost (i.e.: £30)
B = average discount offered by the railcard (i.e.: 34%)
C = average fare for a Rochdale Blackburn ticket (i.e.: £50.00)(1)
Start by dividing A by B: this will show you the budget from which the card will be worthwile. Then divide that number by C. You will see the average number of trips needed per year to start saving money.
In our example, A/B = £30/34% = £88.00. Then, 88/£50.00 = 1.76. Your railcard will be worth the investment after on average 2 trips from Rochdale to Blackburn (one way journey).
The cost to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most rail fares for a whole year.
(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey
|Train Journey||Average price without railcard(1)||With a railcard 34% off(2)||Saving based on a one-way trip||Number of return trips to pay off the cost|
|Rochdale to Blackburn train||£50.00||£33.33||£16.67||1.76|
(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way
(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare
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