Travel Information

Travel Information for getting to and from Darwen

Trains: Coming by train from the North you would get the Darwen train from Blackburn.

Coming from the south you would catch the Darwen train at Manchester Victoria or from Bolton.

Train Times To Blackburn: These are usually at 35mins past the hour and last train about 22.13pm on weekdays and 23.20pm at weekends

Train Times To Manchester: These do run more frequently and at some points every half hour.
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Bus: You can get busses to Darwen from Blackburn and en-route down the A666 and you can also get a bus from Bolton.
Buses also come through lower Darwen.

Taxi Numbers:

Rapid/Chippys Tel: 01254 777 000

Tower Cars Tel: 01254 706050

By Car: The main route through Darwen is the a666 and the nearest motorway is the M65 junction 4. There are services at Jct 4 with MacDonald's, Greggs and other food outlets plus a 24hr Shell fuel station on the main road into Darwen.


Parking in the town centre car parks as free and usually plenty of Spaces.

You can park Behind Sunbird Records and the Belgrave Bar.
You can park on the main Car Park at Knott street jct with Railway road
There is also plenty of street parking and a limited car park just off Hardman Way opposite Sainsbury's supermarket.

Look out for our Car Share page coming soon and visit town and make new friends.


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