Manchester to Blackpool by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Manchester to Blackpool by train
Fast trains from Manchester to Blackpool take around 1 hour and 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 64 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Manchester and Blackpool.
1. Are there direct trains from Manchester to Blackpool?
Direct trains from Manchester to Blackpool have been found.
We usually find around 73 direct trains on the route from Manchester to Blackpool every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 63 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Manchester to Blackpool?
The Manchester to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Manchester to Blackpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Manchester around 05:42 and the last train is around 00:09.
This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Manchester to Blackpool train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Manchester to Blackpool are $6.89.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $14 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $16. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Manchester to Blackpool train tickets?
Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Manchester to Blackpool by train.
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Which train companies operate between Manchester and Blackpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from Manchester to Blackpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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