Manchester to Blackpool train

Cheap train tickets from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 07

Cheapest

12

Average

12

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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01:07PMDeansgate1h14 02:21PMLayton
0 transfers
121One-way
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09:07AMDeansgate1h16 10:23AMBlackpool North
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121One-way
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10:37AMDeansgate1h32 12:09PMBlackpool South
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121One-way
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12:07PMDeansgate1h04 01:11PMLayton
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121One-way
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02:37PMDeansgate1h32 04:09PMBlackpool South
1 transfer
121One-way

Train schedule from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 7
08:06AMDeansgate1h11 09:17AMBlackpool North
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08:06AMDeansgate1h06 09:12AMLayton
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08:37AMDeansgate1h32 10:09AMBlackpool South
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08:37AMDeansgate1h09 09:46AMBlackpool North
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09:07AMDeansgate1h16 10:23AMBlackpool North
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09:07AMDeansgate1h12 10:19AMLayton
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09:37AMDeansgate1h10 10:47AMBlackpool North
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10:07AMDeansgate1h10 11:17AMBlackpool North
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10:07AMDeansgate1h05 11:12AMLayton
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10:37AMDeansgate1h32 12:09PMBlackpool South
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10:37AMDeansgate1h08 11:45AMBlackpool North
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11:07AMDeansgate1h13 12:20PMLayton
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11:37AMDeansgate1h32 01:09PMBlackpool South
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12:07PMDeansgate1h04 01:11PMLayton
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12:37PMDeansgate1h32 02:09PMBlackpool South
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01:07PMDeansgate1h14 02:21PMLayton
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01:37PMDeansgate1h32 03:09PMBlackpool South
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02:37PMDeansgate1h32 04:09PMBlackpool South
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Fastest train times from Manchester to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Jul 07

Fastest Journey

1 h 4 m

Average

1 h 17 m

Trains per day

18

Distance

65 km

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.

Fastest
12:07PMDeansgate1h04 01:11PMLayton
0 transfers
121One-way
10:07AMDeansgate1h05 11:12AMLayton
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121One-way
08:06AMDeansgate1h06 09:12AMLayton
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121One-way
10:37AMDeansgate1h08 11:45AMBlackpool North
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121One-way
08:37AMDeansgate1h09 09:46AMBlackpool North
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121One-way

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Overview: Train from Manchester to Blackpool

distanceDistance40 miles (65 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$12 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern 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.

Train companies: Northern Rail (3) from Manchester to Blackpool trains

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 Rail (3)

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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 11 min
  • Average Price: $11
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 24 a day

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.%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Manchester - Blackpool. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Manchester to Blackpool trains for as little as $11 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
The Manchester to Blackpool train ticket price is on average $12 (€11)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
The train distance from Manchester to Blackpool is around 40 miles (65 km).
While the time it takes to travel 40 miles (65 km) from Manchester to Blackpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Manchester to Blackpool train journey time is on average 1 h 24 min.

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.

Take the Manchester to Blackpool train with Northern Rail, Transpennine Express or Avanti West Coast. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Manchester to Blackpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 25 direct trains per day from Manchester to Blackpool, and you can find a direct train for this trip with Northern Rail  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Manchester for Blackpool is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Manchester to Blackpool train departs at 4: 47 AM   and the last train from Manchester to Blackpool leaves at 10: 36 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Manchester to Blackpool on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you purchase the Manchester to Blackpool train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $12 (€11). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Blackpool from Manchester. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
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+44 3457114141
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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
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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.
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Public transit options for Manchester Victoria
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Pick up point is on Station Approach (M3 1WY) directly outside the station main entrance, outside the M & S shop.
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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)

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