|Distance||200 miles (323 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$8 (€7)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from London to Blackpool cover the 200 miles (323 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 36 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, West Midlands Railway or Avanti West Coast. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of train tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Blackpool North.
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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 to Blackpool from London. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
The coastal resort of Blackpool is infamous for its Pleasure Beach and vintage rollercoasters. Up to 24 trains from London depart headed for Blackpool daily, (of which four are direct) spread at intervals throughout the day. Often when an indirect option is taken, with a change at Preston, the journey time is faster than the direct option. Whenever passengers decide to travel, they should find a train that fits their schedule.
Virgin Trains is the sole provider of services from London to Blackpool. Virgin prides itself on its high standard of passengers facilities including a choice of tickets, with First Class options where passengers can enjoy complimentary drinks and snacks.
Trains from London to Blackpool can be completed in as little as two hours 45 minutes. The journey time can extend when passengers have a longer wait time at the transfer station of Preston. It is rare for a journey to last longer than three hours 45 minutes.
Passengers can expect up to 24 departures per day from London to Blackpool. There is at least one departure per hour throughout the day, starting from just before 7:00 a.m. continuing until nearly 10:00 p.m. Of these 24, four are direct. The direct departures are spread throughout the day, though indirect options often have faster journey times.
Departure train station: Trains depart from London Euston. The centrally located station has its own cab rank as well as several bus stops directly outside and links to the London Underground. Euston is a short ten-minute walk from London Kings Cross and St. Pancras. Euston station facilities are extensive including numerous coffee shops, restaurant options and retail stores.
Arrival train station: Trains from London to Blackpool terminate at Blackpool North station. Located a short walk from the North Pier and the SeaLife Aquarium, passengers will find themselves close to numerous tourist attractions, and hotels are easily accessible by foot. Blackpool has two stations, Blackpool North and Blackpool South, which are almost two miles apart at either ends of the pier. Blackpool South is closer to the famous Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
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When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London St Pancras International and London Euston. When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your trip in train stations like Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.
Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.
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