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 Liverpool to Blackpool will cost around £ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.
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1 h 13 m
1 h 33 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 train that leave Liverpool for Blackpool every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 45 km distance in an average of 1 h 33 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 13 m .
The slowest train will take 2 h 2 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
1 hours 26 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£11|
|Trains depart from:||Liverpool|
|Trains arrive in:||Blackpool|
|Train Companies:||First Transpennine Express, Mersey Rail, Northern Rail|
Liverpool and Blackpool are only around 50 miles apart, so if you want to hit the beach or enjoy a night out, getting there is easy. Trains from Liverpool to Blackpool start as early as 5:32 am, although the first direct service is at 7:57 am. The last train departs at 11:02 pm. Journey times range from 1 hour 29 minutes to 2 hours 30 minutes, and you can choose from MerseyRail or Northern Rail services. If you need to change, it will probably be in Preston.
Departure Station: Trains to Blackpool depart from Liverpool Lime Street - the city's major rail terminal. You can get to Lime Street from most parts of Merseyside by using the MerseyRail network. The best option is to alight at Liverpool Central, then walk 5 minutes up Ranelagh Street to Lime Street.
Arrival Station: Trains from Liverpool to Blackpool get into Blackpool South, on Waterloo Road in the southern part of the city. To get to the beach, turn left and walk down Waterloo Road to the seafront. When you get there, you can take the tram northbound to Blackpool Tower or turn left to reach the Pleasure Beach.