Portsmouth to Blackpool by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:23
  • Last train
    22:19
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 29m

Travelling from Portsmouth to Blackpool by train

The fastest trains from Portsmouth to Blackpool take around 5 hours and 29 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 359 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Portsmouth and Blackpool.

Journeys between Portsmouth and Blackpool usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 28 departures on the route from Portsmouth to Blackpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 41 departures. The duration is normally about 5 hours and 29 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Portsmouth around 06:23 and the last train is around 22:19. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Portsmouth around 06:45, and the last at 22:32.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth to Blackpool by train.

Which trains operate between Portsmouth and Blackpool?

More than one type of train operates on the route from Portsmouth to Blackpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First Great Western
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • Southern
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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