London to Blackpool by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Blackpool by train
Fast trains from London to Blackpool take around 2 hours and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 321 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Blackpool.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Blackpool?
Journeys between London and Blackpool usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 23 departures on the route from London to Blackpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 18 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Blackpool?
The London to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Blackpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart London around 05:30 and the last train is around 23:00.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:05, and the last at 21:51.
What's the London to Blackpool train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Blackpool are $26.44.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $81 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $102. 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 London 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 London to Blackpool by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Blackpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Blackpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Northern Rail
- UK Rail Connections
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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