Blackpool to Manchester train

Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Cheapest

11

Average

17

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
12:13PMBlackpool South1h40 01:53PMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
111One-way
Cheapest
09:13AMBlackpool South1h40 10:53AMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
111One-way
Cheapest
09:59AMBlackpool North1h11 11:10AMDeansgate
0 transfers
111One-way
Cheapest
09:29AMBlackpool North1h12 10:41AMManchester Oxford Road
0 transfers
111One-way
08:25AMBlackpool North1h16 09:41AMManchester Oxford Road
0 transfers
121One-way

Train schedule from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, September 26
08:04AMBlackpool North1h16 09:20AMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
08:17AMBlackpool South1h37 09:54AMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
08:25AMBlackpool North1h16 09:41AMManchester Oxford Road
0 transfers
08:59AMBlackpool North1h10 10:09AMDeansgate
0 transfers
09:13AMBlackpool South1h40 10:53AMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
09:29AMBlackpool North1h12 10:41AMManchester Oxford Road
0 transfers
09:59AMBlackpool North1h11 11:10AMDeansgate
0 transfers
10:03AMBlackpool North1h17 11:20AMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
10:13AMBlackpool South1h40 11:53AMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
11:13AMBlackpool South1h56 01:09PMDeansgate
1 transfer
12:13PMBlackpool South1h40 01:53PMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
01:13PMBlackpool South1h40 02:53PMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Sep 26

Fastest Journey

1 h 10 m

Average

1 h 27 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

65 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Blackpool for Manchester every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:59AMBlackpool North1h10 10:09AMDeansgate
0 transfers
121One-way
09:59AMBlackpool North1h11 11:10AMDeansgate
0 transfers
111One-way
09:29AMBlackpool North1h12 10:41AMManchester Oxford Road
0 transfers
111One-way
08:25AMBlackpool North1h16 09:41AMManchester Oxford Road
0 transfers
121One-way
08:04AMBlackpool North1h16 09:20AMManchester Oxford Road
1 transfer
261One-way

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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Manchester

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$10 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency47 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 31 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail or Avanti West Coast

Trains from Blackpool to Manchester cover the 40 miles (65 km) long route taking on average 1 h 12 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 47 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $7 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $10 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3) from Blackpool to Manchester trains

Find the best trains between Blackpool and Manchester with Omio's travel partners Northern Rail (3) from $7 (€7). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Northern Rail (3)

Northern Trains is one of many publicly owned train operating companies in the United Kingdom. The rail network in the UK has been run by over 20 train companies, but they work together as National Rail with coordinated fares and ticketing. Headquartered in York, Northern operates local and commuter trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day tickets can be purchased for Northern train journeys between Blackpool and Manchester. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Northern Rail (3) from Blackpool to Manchester train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • Average Price: $7
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 31 a day

Trains from Blackpool to Manchester: Journey Details

Travelers can leave from either Blackpool North or South stations and will arrive at one of Manchester's three stations of Piccadilly, Victoria, or Oxford Road. The earliest train leaves before quarter to 06:00 and the last train leaves after quarter past 23:00. There is only one peak time for this connection from the first train to 8:00 a.m. Around 3-4 trains depart every hour, and the average trip takes up to an hour and a half.

There are no overnight trains for this connection, though there are two night trains; one at 3:00 a.m. and another just before 5:00 a.m. The weekend schedule does not differ much from the weekday one, except there is no peak time in the morning. Most trains are direct, but there are a few indirect trains which require one or two changes at either/both Preston or Warrington Bank Quay. Trains from Blackpool to Manchester are operated by Northern Rail.

Return trains from Manchester to Blackpool are also available.

Departing Blackpool by train

Conveniently located within 100km of both Manchester and Liverpool, Blackpool is an easily accessible seaside resort. Visitors can soak up the sun on the Golden Mile, dip their toes at the UK's largest indoor water park, Sandcastle Waterpark, or explore the huge Stanley Park.

Arriving in Manchester by train

Home to the world famous football team, Manchester United, the city can offer much more than a good game though. Possible activities include shopping on High Street, visiting the historic Albert Square, or hiking in the Prestwich Forest Park.

Travel Tips: Trains from Blackpool to Manchester

Travel by train to Manchester 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 Manchester.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Manchester from Blackpool for the next 7 days starting from $7 (€7)  one way.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Blackpool to Manchester train price to come in at an average of $10 (€10)  one way.
The Blackpool to Manchester train distance is approximately 40 miles (65 km).
The Blackpool to Manchester train duration is on average 1 h 12 min, which is to be expected when traveling 40 miles (65 km) from Blackpool to Manchester. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking a train from Blackpool, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. When you arrive in Manchester, your train can arrive in train stations including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Blackpool North   to Manchester Piccadilly.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Blackpool North, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center of Blackpool. The most popular arrival train station in Manchester, called Manchester Piccadilly, is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from its city center.

For the journey from Blackpool to Manchester you can take a train with Northern Rail or Avanti West Coast. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Blackpool to Manchester on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 31 direct trains a day between Blackpool and Manchester. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Northern Rail. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Blackpool for Manchester is 47 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Blackpool to Manchester at 4: 56 AM   or take the last train from Blackpool to Manchester leaving at 10: 22 PM. Look for the latest Blackpool to Manchester train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Blackpool to Manchester is on average $10 (€10) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Blackpool to Manchester available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Blackpool
Manchester
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 Manchester.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
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
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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
WifiWifi
ParkingParking
ATMATM
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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