Cardiff to Blackpool train

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Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cardiff to Blackpool is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Transport for Wales
10:335h47
Cardiff
16:20Blackpool
£581One-way
0 changes
Cross Country
16:455h15
Cardiff
22:00Blackpool
£691One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCardiff to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 14 July
Cross Country
16:455h15
Cardiff
22:00Blackpool
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:335h47
Cardiff
16:20Blackpool
0 changes

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Train times from Cardiff to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 14 Jul

Fastest Journey

5 h 15 m

Average

5 h 31 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

260 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cardiff for Blackpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Cross Country
16:455h15
Cardiff
22:00Blackpool
£691One-way
0 changes
Transport for Wales
10:335h47
Cardiff
16:20Blackpool
£581One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Blackpool

distanceDistance161 miles
durationAverage train duration4 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£72 (€81)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersTransport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry

Trains from Cardiff to Blackpool cover the 161 miles long route taking on average 4 h 29 min with our travel partners like Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £72, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £44. Travellers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train providers: Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry trains Cardiff to Blackpool

For as little as £44 you can travel by train from Cardiff to Blackpool with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains and CrossCountry. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this route.

Transport for Wales is a public transport provider in Wales, UK. It operates a comprehensive network of trains, buses and ferries across the country. The trains are modern and comfortable, with a range of different types including InterCity Express Trains, Regional Trains, and Metro Trains. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power sockets, and a range of food and drink options. There are a variety of ticket types available, including single and return tickets, season tickets, and group tickets. The most popular routes include Cardiff to Swansea, Cardiff to Newport, and Cardiff to Manchester.

Train information from Cardiff to Blackpool with Transport for Wales:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: £58

FAQs: Cardiff to Blackpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cardiff to Blackpool 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 Cardiff to Blackpool.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cardiff to Blackpool can start from as little as £44 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cardiff to Blackpool is £72; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Cardiff to Blackpool is 4 h 29 min   to travel the 161 mile long route, with around there is 1 train per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cardiff to Blackpool leaves at 06: 40. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cardiff to Blackpool leaves at 15: 49.
There is 1 train a day from Cardiff to Blackpool which require at least one change with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the best Cardiff to Blackpool train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Transport for Wales, Virgin Trains or CrossCountry. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cardiff and Blackpool to compare what amenities they may offer.

When departing from Cardiff, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Cardiff Central, Cardiff Queen Street and Cardiff Bay. When arriving in Blackpool, you can end your route in train stations like Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Blackpool North, located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Blackpool from Cardiff is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 29 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Cardiff to Blackpool by train is March.
You have options as you can travel between Cardiff and Blackpool 2 different ways: train or coach.

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