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Cheap train tickets and times from Blackpool to Cardiff

Showing times and prices for Jun 15

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 46 m

Average

4 h 46 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

260 km

Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to start from $132 with an average ticket price of $132.

The fastest train from Blackpool to takes 4h 46m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 46m and covers a distance of 260 km.

1 trains that leave Blackpool for every day with 1 travelling directly.

Transport for Wales
07:25PM4h46
Blackpool
12:11AMCardiff
$1321One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Cardiff

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€82)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3)

Trains from Blackpool to Cardiff cover the 161 miles (259 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 31 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $52 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $94 (€82). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Cardiff Central.

Train providers: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains from Blackpool to Cardiff trains

For as little as $174 (€153) you can travel by train from Blackpool to Cardiff with Transport for Wales, CrossCountry and Virgin Trains. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains to Cardiff from Blackpool. It operates a wide range of services, from express trains to local services, and offers a variety of ticket types. Express trains are the fastest services, with journey times of up to two hours. Local services are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Northern Rail also offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, and season tickets. Onboard facilities include comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and a range of refreshments. The most popular routes for Northern Rail are between major cities such as Manchester, Liverpool, and Leeds.

Train information from Blackpool to Cardiff with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 4 h 16 min
  • Cheapest Price: $174
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 17 a day

FAQs: Trains from Blackpool to Cardiff

FAQs: Travel by train from Blackpool to Cardiff easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackpool to Cardiff.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Cardiff can start from as little as $52 (€46) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Blackpool to Cardiff is $94 (€82); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Blackpool to Cardiff is on average 4 h 31 min   for the 161 mile (259 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Blackpool and Cardiff by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Blackpool to Cardiff leaves at 7: 23 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Blackpool to Cardiff leaves at 4: 22 PM.
There are 17 trains a day from Blackpool to Cardiff which require at least one change with Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3). Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Blackpool to Cardiff, you can count on Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Virgin Trains or Northern Rail (3) for the best way to get you to Cardiff. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Cardiff from Blackpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Blackpool, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. When arriving in Cardiff, you can end your trip in train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Blackpool North, which is located around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cardiff Central, located 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Cardiff from Blackpool is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 31 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Blackpool to Cardiff by train is February.
You have options as you can travel from Blackpool to Cardiff 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Blackpool and Cardiff

Blackpool
Cardiff
Blackpool North is the most popular Blackpool railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Blackpool for your trip to Cardiff.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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Phone Number
+44 8002006060
Public transit options for Blackpool North
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport will pick up/drop off at the station entrance
Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Burlington Road West (Outside the Henson Hotel towards Preston) & (Outside the Big Blue Hotel towards Blackpool South) approximately 120 yards from the station.
Metro: Nearest tram stop half a mile
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Public transit options for Blackpool South
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at Station Entrance on Waterloo Road (bridge above station)
Metro: Nearest tram stop one mile

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