Southampton to Blackpool by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    20:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 4m
  • Distance
    336 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 55m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Southampton to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Southampton to Blackpool take around 5 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 336 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Southampton and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Southampton to Blackpool?

Journeys between Southampton and Blackpool usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Southampton 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 36 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Southampton to Blackpool?

The Southampton to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Southampton to Blackpool train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Southampton around 05:15 and the last train is around 20:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Southampton around 05:09, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Southampton 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 Southampton to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Southampton and Blackpool?

More than one train company operates on the route from Southampton 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 Midland
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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 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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