Manchester to Blackpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Northern Rail
08:08AM1h13
Deansgate (DGT)
09:21AMLayton (LAY)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
Northern Rail
10:02AM1h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:20AMLayton (LAY)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:08AM1h12
Deansgate (DGT)
10:20AMLayton (LAY)
$161One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
10:02AM2h23
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
$161One-way
1 transfer
Northern Rail
08:08AM1h17
Deansgate (DGT)
09:25AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$161One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 24
Northern Rail
08:08AM1h13
Deansgate (DGT)
09:21AMLayton (LAY)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:08AM1h17
Deansgate (DGT)
09:25AMBlackpool North (BPN)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:38AM1h15
Deansgate (DGT)
09:53AMBlackpool North (BPN)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:56AM1h29
Deansgate (DGT)
10:25AMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
09:08AM1h12
Deansgate (DGT)
10:20AMLayton (LAY)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:08AM1h17
Deansgate (DGT)
10:25AMBlackpool North (BPN)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:39AM1h12
Deansgate (DGT)
10:51AMBlackpool North (BPN)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
09:56AM1h12
Deansgate (DGT)
11:08AMBlackpool North (BPN)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
09:56AM1h29
Deansgate (DGT)
11:25AMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
10:02AM1h18
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
11:20AMLayton (LAY)
0 transfers
Northern Rail
10:02AM2h23
Manchester Piccadilly (MAN)
12:25PMBlackpool South (BPS)
1 transfer
Northern Rail
10:08AM1h16
Deansgate (DGT)
11:24AMBlackpool North (BPN)
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 24

Fastest Journey

1 h 12 m

Average

1 h 22 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

65 km

Of the 12 trains that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Northern Rail
09:08AM1h12
Deansgate (DGT)
10:20AMLayton (LAY)
$161One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
Northern Rail
09:56AM1h12
Deansgate (DGT)
11:08AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$321One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
Northern Rail
09:39AM1h12
Deansgate (DGT)
10:51AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$161One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:08AM1h13
Deansgate (DGT)
09:21AMLayton (LAY)
$151One-way
0 transfers
Northern Rail
08:38AM1h15
Deansgate (DGT)
09:53AMBlackpool North (BPN)
$201One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Blackpool

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express

Trains from Manchester to Blackpool cover the 40 miles (65 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $8 (€7), but the average price of train tickets is $16 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and first_transpennine_express from Manchester to Blackpool trains

Buy your official Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and first_transpennine_express train tickets from Manchester to Blackpool from $8 (€7) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Transpennine Express is a train company based in the United Kingdom. It operates services from Manchester and Liverpool to Scotland, the North East and Yorkshire. It offers a range of services, including express, regional and local trains. Express trains are the fastest, with journey times of up to three hours. Regional trains are slower, but offer more stops and a more relaxed atmosphere. Local trains are the slowest, but offer the most stops. Transpennine Express offers a range of ticket types, including single, return, group and season tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, comfortable seating and a range of food and drink options. The most popular routes for Transpennine Express are Manchester to Edinburgh, Liverpool to Leeds and Manchester to York. These routes offer a convenient and comfortable way to travel between the cities.

    Train tickets from Manchester to Blackpool: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 9 €
    2 weeks earlier 7 €29.%
    3 weeks earlier 6 €50%
    1 month before 6 €50%
    2 months earlier 6 €50%
    3 months earlier 7 €29.%


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    FAQs: Trains from Manchester to Blackpool

    FAQs: Travel by train from Manchester 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 Manchester to Blackpool.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Blackpool can start from as little as $8 (€7) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Manchester to Blackpool is $16 (€14); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The train time between Manchester and Blackpool is on average 1 h 5 min   for the 40 mile (65 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Blackpool from Manchester by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 5: 06 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 11: 08 PM.
    Yes, it is possible to travel from Manchester to Blackpool without having to change trains with Northern Rail (3). There are 17 direct trains from Manchester to Blackpool each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
    For the route from Manchester to Blackpool you can take a train with Northern Rail (3) or TransPennine Express. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Manchester to Blackpool on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 11: 08 PM.

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.5 miles (767 m) 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.

    A day trip to Blackpool from Manchester is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
    The cheapest month for a train from Manchester to Blackpool is November.
    It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Blackpool from Manchester including taking a bus or train.

    Important Stations and Airports in Manchester and Blackpool

    Manchester
    Blackpool
    The major railway station for departures from Manchester is Manchester Piccadilly. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Manchester Piccadilly for your journey between Manchester and Blackpool.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +44 3457114141
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
    Public transit options for Manchester Piccadilly
    Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
    Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales
    Manchester AirportWifiShoppingParkingATMAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Manchester Airport
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail Replacement bus services depart from stands L & M of the adjacent Bus Station which is situated close to the ticket office.
    Amenities at station
    ParkingParking
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Public transit options for Manchester Oxford Road
    Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick Up / Drop Off at the bus stops on Whitworth St West (200 yards from station) (station side for Liverpool, opposite side for Piccadilly)
    The major train station for arrivals in Blackpool is Blackpool North. Find all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Blackpool North for your journey to Blackpool from 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

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