Blackpool to Manchester train

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Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Blackpool to Manchester is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Northern Rail
10:29AM1h10
Layton (LAY)
11:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
$171One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Northern Rail
11:28AM1h11
Layton (LAY)
12:39PMDeansgate (DGT)
$171One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Northern Rail
08:26AM1h13
Layton (LAY)
09:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
$171One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
11:30AM1h39
Blackpool South (BPS)
01:09PMDeansgate (DGT)
$181One-way
1 transfer
Northern Rail
01:30PM1h39
Blackpool South (BPS)
03:09PMDeansgate (DGT)
$181One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, June 20
Transpennine Express
08:19AM1h03
Blackpool North (BPN)
09:22AMManchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
08:23AM1h16
Blackpool North (BPN)
09:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:26AM1h13
Layton (LAY)
09:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:30AM1h39
Blackpool South (BPS)
10:09AMDeansgate (DGT)
1 transfer
Transpennine Express
08:50AM1h32
Layton (LAY)
10:22AMManchester Oxford Road (MCO)
2 transfers
Northern Rail
08:55AM1h14
Blackpool North (BPN)
10:09AMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Transpennine Express
09:19AM1h03
Blackpool North (BPN)
10:22AMManchester Oxford Road (MCO)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
09:26AM1h13
Blackpool North (BPN)
10:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:29AM1h40
Blackpool South (BPS)
11:09AMDeansgate (DGT)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
09:29AM1h10
Layton (LAY)
10:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:56AM1h13
Blackpool North (BPN)
11:09AMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
10:29AM1h10
Layton (LAY)
11:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
10:30AM1h39
Blackpool South (BPS)
12:09PMDeansgate (DGT)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
11:28AM1h11
Layton (LAY)
12:39PMDeansgate (DGT)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
11:30AM1h39
Blackpool South (BPS)
01:09PMDeansgate (DGT)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
12:21PM1h48
Layton (LAY)
02:09PMDeansgate (DGT)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
12:30PM1h39
Blackpool South (BPS)
02:09PMDeansgate (DGT)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
01:30PM1h39
Blackpool South (BPS)
03:09PMDeansgate (DGT)
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Blackpool to Manchester

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 3 m

Average

1 h 23 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

65 km

Of the 18 trains that leave Blackpool for Manchester every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Transpennine Express
08:19AM1h03
Blackpool North (BPN)
09:22AMManchester Oxford Road (MCO)
$371One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Transpennine Express
09:19AM1h03
Blackpool North (BPN)
10:22AMManchester Oxford Road (MCO)
$351One-way
1 transfer
Northern Rail
10:29AM1h10
Layton (LAY)
11:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
$171One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:29AM1h10
Layton (LAY)
10:39AMDeansgate (DGT)
$181One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
11:28AM1h11
Layton (LAY)
12:39PMDeansgate (DGT)
$171One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Blackpool to Manchester

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 18 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains

Trains from Blackpool to Manchester cover the 40 miles (65 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 7 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Manchester Piccadilly.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains from Blackpool to Manchester trains

Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains trains will get you from Blackpool to Manchester from $8 (€7). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Northern Rail is a train company based in the United Kingdom operating trains to Manchester 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.

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

  • Average Duration: 1 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: $8
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 25 a day

FAQs: Trains from Blackpool to Manchester

FAQs: Travel by train from Blackpool 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
Cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Manchester can start from as little as $8 (€7) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Blackpool to Manchester is $15 (€13); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Blackpool to Manchester train travel time is 1 h 7 min   for the 40 mile (65 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Blackpool to Manchester leaves at 7: 25 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Blackpool to Manchester leaves at 11: 25 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Blackpool to Manchester without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3). There are 18 direct trains from Blackpool to Manchester each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Blackpool to Manchester, you can count on Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express or Virgin Trains for the best way to get you to Manchester. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Blackpool and Manchester and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 25 PM.

When departing from Blackpool, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. When arriving in Manchester, you can end your trip in train stations like Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria.

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 Manchester Piccadilly, located 0.5 miles (767 m) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Manchester from Blackpool is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 7 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Blackpool to Manchester is November.
You have options as you can travel between Blackpool and Manchester 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Blackpool and Manchester

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
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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
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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