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Oct 20
$132Arriva Trains Wales
$40National Express
Oct 22
$130Arriva Trains Wales
$33National Express
Oct 23
$88Avanti West Coast
$69National Express
Oct 24
$130Cross Country
$43National Express
Oct 25
$131Arriva Trains Wales
$67National Express
Oct 28
$44Arriva Trains Wales
$45National Express
Oct 29
$44Arriva Trains Wales
$73National Express
Oct 30
$130Arriva Trains Wales
$64National Express
Nov 1
$131Arriva Trains Wales
$36National Express

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Train Information from Cardiff to Blackpool

distanceDistance161 miles (259 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$124 (€100)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersArriva Trains Wales

Trains from Cardiff to Blackpool cover the 161 miles (259 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 28 min with our travel partners like Arriva Trains Wales. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $124 (€100), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $88 (€71). Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Blackpool North.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cardiff to Blackpool
Travel by train to Blackpool 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 Cardiff to Blackpool.
How much do cheap train tickets to Blackpool from Cardiff cost?
Train tickets to Blackpool from Cardiff for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $88 (€71)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Blackpool from Cardiff?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $124 (€100)  for a train ticket between Cardiff and Blackpool.
How far is it from Cardiff to Blackpool by train?
The train distance from Cardiff to Blackpool is around 161 miles (259 km).
What is the Cardiff to Blackpool train travel time?
On average the Cardiff to Blackpool train time is 4 h 28 min  covering the 161 miles (259 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Cardiff and arrival train station in Blackpool?

When taking the train between Cardiff and Blackpool, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). Your journey can end in train stations such as Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Blackpool North.

Where is the train station in Cardiff to go to Blackpool? Where is the train station in Blackpool located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Cardiff to Blackpool?
For the best Cardiff to Blackpool train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Arriva Trains Wales. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cardiff to Blackpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Blackpool from Cardiff?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Cardiff to Blackpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cardiff to Blackpool?
The earliest train departing from Cardiff to Blackpool leaves at 8: 51 AM. The last train departing from Cardiff to Blackpool leaves at 11: 56 AM. You can find the latest Cardiff to Blackpool train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I buy Cardiff to Blackpool train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cardiff to Blackpool is on average $124 (€100) 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 journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Cardiff and Blackpool available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff 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 Cardiff for your trip to Blackpool.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

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