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£55Avanti West Coast
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£55Avanti West Coast
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£55Avanti West Coast
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28 Oct
£36Avanti West Coast
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29 Oct
£47Avanti West Coast
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30 Oct
£36Avanti West Coast
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£50Avanti West Coast
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£36Avanti West Coast
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2 Nov
£36Avanti West Coast
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3 Nov
£36Avanti West Coast
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£36Avanti West Coast
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5 Nov
£43Avanti West Coast
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6 Nov
£23Avanti West Coast
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7 Nov
£50Avanti West Coast
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8 Nov
£36Avanti West Coast
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9 Nov
£23Avanti West Coast
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10 Nov
£18Avanti West Coast
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11 Nov
£23Avanti West Coast
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12 Nov
£43Avanti West Coast
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13 Nov
£40First Transpennine Express

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Train Information between Glasgow and Blackpool

distanceDistance149 miles (240 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£49 (€55)
frequencyTrain frequency9 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 9 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersAvanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express

Trains from Glasgow to Blackpool cover the 149 miles (240 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £36, but the average price of train tickets is £49. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Blackpool North.

Trains from Glasgow to Blackpool

The journey between Glasgow and Blackpool takes approximately 3 hours, although some trains can take up to 4 hours to reach Blackpool. This route is operated by Virgin Trains and Transpennine Express, and the leg between Preston and Blackpool is run by Northern. The first train departs at 4:28 a.m. and there are trains running approximately every hour until 8:10 p.m. On weekends, railway service starts later in the day (9:38 a.m.) and finishes earlier, with the last train departing at 6:40 p.m.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Glasgow to Blackpool?

Departure Station: Glasgow Central, which takes up an entire block in downtown Glasgow, just a couple hundred metres away from the commercial area of Buchanan Street. The nearest subway station is St Enoch, which is a 5-minute walk away.

Arrival Station: Blackpool North, located north of the city centre, half-way between South Pier and the hotel strip in the North Shore area. The pier and waterfront areas can be reached on foot in 30 to 45 minutes, or by tram and city bus in approximately 15 minutes.

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Trains from Glasgow to Blackpool
Travel by train 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 Glasgow to Blackpool.
FAQs
What is the cost of cheap trains between Glasgow and Blackpool?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Glasgow to Blackpool for as little as £36  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Glasgow to Blackpool?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Glasgow to Blackpool train price to come in at an average of £49  one way.
What is the distance by train from Glasgow to Blackpool?
The train distance from Glasgow to Blackpool is around 149 miles (240 km).
How long is the train journey from Glasgow to Blackpool?
The Glasgow to Blackpool train duration is on average 2 h 59 min, which is to be expected when travelling 149 miles (240 km) to Blackpool from Glasgow. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.
When travelling by train from Glasgow to Blackpool, which train station in Glasgow do I depart from and which train station in Blackpool do I arrive in?

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

Omio customers book a train from Glasgow Central   to Blackpool North   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Glasgow? Where is the train station in Blackpool?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Glasgow Central, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Glasgow. The most popular arrival train station in Blackpool, called Blackpool North, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

Which train providers can take me from Glasgow to Blackpool?
Take the Glasgow to Blackpool train with Avanti West Coast or First Transpennine Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip from Glasgow to Blackpool as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there to Blackpool from Glasgow a day?
On average, there are 9 trains a day from Glasgow to Blackpool. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Glasgow to Blackpool? What time is the last train from Glasgow to Blackpool?
The first train from Glasgow to Blackpool leaves at 07: 36   and the last train for this leaves at 11: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Glasgow to Blackpool schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket between Glasgow and Blackpool to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Glasgow to Blackpool is on average £49 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 between Glasgow and Blackpool available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Blackpool
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Blackpool.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper