The cheapest trains from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Cheapest

$15

Average

$15

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.

The average ticket from Manchester to Blackpool will cost around $ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 15.

Cheapest
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly1h15 09:46AMBlackpool North
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$151One-way
Cheapest
08:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h16 09:17AMBlackpool North
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$151One-way
Cheapest
09:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h17 10:47AMBlackpool North
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$151One-way
Cheapest
09:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h15 10:16AMBlackpool North
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$151One-way
Cheapest
10:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h16 11:17AMBlackpool North
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$151One-way

Timetable Manchester to Blackpool

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08:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h16 09:17AMBlackpool North
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08:31AMManchester Piccadilly1h15 09:46AMBlackpool North
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09:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h15 10:16AMBlackpool North
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09:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h17 10:47AMBlackpool North
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10:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h16 11:17AMBlackpool North
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Wed
Oct 20
$15Northern Rail
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 21
$9Northern Rail
$7National Express
Fri
Oct 22
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sat
Oct 23
$12Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sun
Oct 24
$11Northern Rail
$8National Express
Mon
Oct 25
$11Northern Rail
$8National Express
Tue
Oct 26
$10Northern Rail
$8National Express
Wed
Oct 27
$11Northern Rail
$8National Express
Thu
Oct 28
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$8National Express
Fri
Oct 29
$8Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sat
Oct 30
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sun
Oct 31
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Mon
Nov 1
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Tue
Nov 2
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Wed
Nov 3
$30Northern Rail
$8National Express
Fri
Nov 5
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sat
Nov 6
$29Northern Rail
$8National Express
Sun
Nov 7
$8Northern Rail
$8National Express
Mon
Nov 8
$9Northern Rail
$8National Express

The fastest trains from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Oct 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 15 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

65 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 65 km distance in an average of 1 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 15 m .

The slowest trains will take 1 h 17 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
08:31AMManchester Piccadilly1h15 09:46AMBlackpool North
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$151One-way
Fastest
09:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h15 10:16AMBlackpool North
0 changes
$151One-way
08:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h16 09:17AMBlackpool North
0 changes
$151One-way
10:01AMManchester Piccadilly1h16 11:17AMBlackpool North
0 changes
$151One-way
09:30AMManchester Piccadilly1h17 10:47AMBlackpool North
0 changes
$151One-way

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Train Information to Blackpool from Manchester

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Manchester to Blackpool cover the 40 miles (65 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 15 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $12 (€9), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $9 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool North.

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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The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Manchester - Blackpool 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 50% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Manchester - Blackpool with 2 months in advance you save up to about 50% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 29%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Manchester 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 Manchester to Blackpool.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Manchester to Blackpool cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Manchester to Blackpool to cost as little as $9 (€7)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Manchester to Blackpool?
The train price from Manchester to Blackpool is on average $12 (€9)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
What is the distance from Manchester to Blackpool by train?
The train distance from Manchester to Blackpool is around 40 miles (65 km).
How long is a train from Manchester to Blackpool on average?
While the time it takes to travel 40 miles (65 km) to Blackpool from Manchester can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester to Blackpool train journey time is on average 1 h 15 min.
When traveling by train from Manchester to Blackpool, which train station in Manchester do I depart from and which train station in Blackpool do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your route from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria and Manchester Oxford Road. In Blackpool you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly   and arrive in Blackpool North.

Where do I find the Manchester train station to Blackpool? Where is the Blackpool train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Blackpool North and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Blackpool.

Which train companies should I travel with from Manchester to Blackpool?
For the best Manchester to Blackpool train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Northern Rail or First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Manchester to Blackpool to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there to Blackpool from Manchester?
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Blackpool is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What are the first and last departure train times from Manchester to Blackpool?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Manchester at 7: 31 AM. The last train leaves from Manchester at 10: 01 AM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Manchester to Blackpool and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase train tickets between Manchester and Blackpool to score the best deals?
You can find trains from Manchester to Blackpool to cost on average $12 (€9) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Manchester to Blackpool train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Manchester
Blackpool
Manchester Piccadilly is the most popular Manchester 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 Manchester for your trip to Blackpool.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 04: 30 - 22: 30 | Sun: 07: 00 - 22: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 1, 2, 3, 147
Train lines: Northern, TransPennine Express, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry, East Midlands Trains, Transport for Wales