Sunderland to Blackpool by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:40
  • Last train
    22:11
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 54m

Travelling from Sunderland to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Sunderland to Blackpool take around 3 hours and 54 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 165 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Sunderland and Blackpool.

Are there direct trains from Sunderland to Blackpool?

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

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Sunderland 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.

How long is the train journey from Sunderland to Blackpool?

The Sunderland to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 54 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Sunderland to Blackpool train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Sunderland around 05:40 and the last train is around 22:11. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Sunderland around 05:52, and the last at 21:17.

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

When to book Sunderland 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 Sunderland to Blackpool by train.

Which train companies operate between Sunderland and Blackpool?

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

  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Grand Central Railway
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Tyne And Wear Metro
  • 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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