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Trains to Blackpool: Overview

As a popular tourist destination in the UK, travelling to Blackpool by train is simple. Despite its location on the north-west coastline, Blackpool can be reached. There are in-direct trains to Blackpool available from all corners of the UK.

Highlights of the famous British seaside resort include the Pleasure Beach amusement park, Blackpool Tower Skywalk and the city's famous Illuminations. The latter runs for 66 days from August to November and are a must-see attraction if you are in town during this time. Blackpool also offers an opportunity to see life-like wax statues of your favourite celebrities at the Madame Tussauds museum. Circuses, magic shows, stand-up comedy, zoos, and magnificent sunsets over the promenade are amongst the plethora of attractions here.


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Trains to Blackpool - FAQs

Which train companies run trains to Blackpool?

Virgin Trains, Transpennine Express and Northern are the main train companies which operatre the trains to Blackpool.

When is the best time to book a train to Blackpool?

Prices for direct trains to Blackpool don't increase too drastically given that they don't travel extremely far afield, so they remain relatively cheap. To make some savings, however, book 2 weeks in advance.

How much are train tickets to Blackpool?

Train tickets to Blackpool hover around £10 for short distance trips. Longer distance trains that require a change increase to as high as £50. Learn more about how to purchase cheap train tickets.

What are the main stations in Blackpool?

The main railway station in the seaside town of Blackpool is Blackpool North. The city is also served by two other stations; Blackpool South and Blackpool Pleasure Beach. TransPennine Express serves Blackpool North while Northern Rail operates from Blackpool North as well as Blackpool South station.

Blackpool City Centre is approximately 1 mile from Blackpool North station. Blackpool's main bus station is situated around 250 metres from North train station and there are regular bus departures travelling into the city. Trams are also available with the nearest tram stop located around 800 metres from the station.

Blackpool South is around 2.5 miles from the city centre and the station offers buses into the city. You can also take a tram into the city, with the nearest station tram station situated around 1 mile from the train station.


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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Blackpool North
Blackpool Pleasure Beach
Blackpool South

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