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.
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1 h 4 m
1 h 17 m
Trains per day
Of the 18 trains that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||40 miles (65 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 24 min|
|Average train ticket price||$12 (€11)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast|
Trains from Manchester to Blackpool cover the 40 miles (65 km) long route taking on average 1 h 24 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. 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 $11 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $12 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly and arrive in Blackpool North.
You can travel by train to Blackpool from Manchester with Northern Rail (3) for as low as $11 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operating company in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The company 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. 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. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.
Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Blackpool train information:
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:
There are a few train stations in Manchester to start your journey from including Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Airport and Manchester Victoria. 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.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Manchester Piccadilly, which is located around 0.6 miles (954 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city center.
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