The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Glasgow to Blackpool will cost around £ 50 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 34.
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Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Glasgow to Blackpool without changing at least 1 times.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
3 hours 58 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£34|
|Trains depart from:||Glasgow|
|Trains arrive in:||Blackpool|
|Train Companies:||Virgin Trains, First Transpennine Express|
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.
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.