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Train Information between Blackpool and Glasgow

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£44 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Blackpool to Glasgow cover the 149 miles (240 km) long route taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £44, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Blackpool North and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Trains from Blackpool to Glasgow

Trains from Blackpool to Glasgow are provided by TransPennine Express and Virgin trains. Most services have one change, at Preston. Others have two changes, usually at Kirkham and Wesham, then Preston. Journey times may vary but generally last around 3-4.5 hours, depending on the time of day and the number of changes. The first train of the day leaves around 4:30 a.m. Services then continue all day, every 40 minutes or so, until the evening when the last train leaves after 8:30 p.m. Trains depart from both Blackpool North and Blackpool South stations, and arrive at Glasgow Central Station on Argyle Street in the city centre.

Travel Tips

Trains from Blackpool to Glasgow
Travel by train to Glasgow easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Blackpool to Glasgow.
FAQs
How much do cheap train tickets to Glasgow from Blackpool cost?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Blackpool and Glasgow for the next 7 days starting from £36  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets from Blackpool to Glasgow?
If you’re looking to buy tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Blackpool to Glasgow train prices are on average £44  one way.
What is the distance from Blackpool to Glasgow via train?
The train distance from Blackpool to Glasgow is around 149 miles (240 km).
How long is the train to Glasgow from Blackpool?
On average the Blackpool to Glasgow train time is 2 h 59 min  covering the 149 miles (240 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
What station does the Blackpool to Glasgow train leave from? Which Glasgow train station do I come into from Blackpool?

There are a few train stations in Blackpool to start your journey from including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South. In Glasgow you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow).

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Blackpool North   and arrive in Glasgow Central.

Where is the departure train station in Blackpool located? Where is the arrival train station in Glasgow located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Blackpool North and travel around 0.4 miles (559 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Glasgow Central and need to travel approximately 0.5 miles (757 m) from the train station to the city centre in Glasgow.

What train companies go from Blackpool to Glasgow?
Take the Blackpool to Glasgow train with Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Blackpool and Glasgow as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Glasgow from Blackpool a day?
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Blackpool to Glasgow. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I purchase Blackpool to Glasgow train tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Blackpool to Glasgow is on average £44 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Blackpool to Glasgow available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Blackpool
Glasgow
Blackpool North is the most popular Blackpool railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Blackpool for your journey to Glasgow.