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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Northern Rail
07:391h45
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:24Blackpool South (BPS)
£101One-way
1 change
Cheapest
Northern Rail
08:172h08
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:25Blackpool South (BPS)
£101One-way
2 changes
Northern Rail
06:381h19
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:57Blackpool North (BPN)
£101One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:452h12
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:57Blackpool North (BPN)
£101One-way
1 change
Northern Rail
06:381h43
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:21Layton (LAY)
£131One-way
1 change

Train timetableLiverpool to Blackpool

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
Northern Rail
05:431h37
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:20Layton (LAY)
2 changes
Northern Rail
05:431h42
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:25Blackpool South (BPS)
2 changes
Northern Rail
05:431h43
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:26Blackpool North (BPN)
2 changes
Northern Rail
06:381h43
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:21Layton (LAY)
1 change
Northern Rail
06:381h19
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:57Blackpool North (BPN)
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:451h36
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:21Layton (LAY)
2 changes
Northern Rail
06:451h42
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:27Blackpool North (BPN)
2 changes
Northern Rail
06:452h12
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:57Blackpool North (BPN)
1 change
Northern Rail
07:021h52
Liverpool Central (LVC)
08:54Blackpool North (BPN)
2 changes
Northern Rail
07:041h46
Moorfields (MRF)
08:50Layton (LAY)
2 changes
Northern Rail
07:152h06
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:21Layton (LAY)
2 changes
Northern Rail
07:391h45
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
09:24Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Transpennine Express
08:122h13
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:25Blackpool South (BPS)
1 change
Northern Rail
08:172h08
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
10:25Blackpool South (BPS)
2 changes
Northern Rail
08:193h06
Moorfields (MRF)
11:25Blackpool South (BPS)
2 changes

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Train times from Liverpool to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

1 h 19 m

Average

1 h 54 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

45 km

Of the 15 trains that leave Liverpool for Blackpool every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Northern Rail
06:381h19
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:57Blackpool North (BPN)
£101One-way
0 changes
Northern Rail
06:451h36
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:21Layton (LAY)
£281One-way
2 changes
Northern Rail
05:431h37
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:20Layton (LAY)
£281One-way
2 changes
Northern Rail
05:431h42
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
07:25Blackpool South (BPS)
£281One-way
2 changes
Northern Rail
06:451h42
Liverpool Lime Street (LIV)
08:27Blackpool North (BPN)
£281One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Blackpool

distanceDistance28 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 18 min
priceAverage train ticket price£10 (€11)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 13 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersNorthern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Merseyrail

Trains from Liverpool to Blackpool cover the 28 miles long journey taking on average 1 h 18 min with our travel partners like Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Merseyrail. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £5, but the average price of train tickets is £10. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Blackpool North.

Train providers: Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains trains Liverpool to Blackpool

You can travel by train from Liverpool to Blackpool with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express and Virgin Trains for as low as £7. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Northern Trains is a publicly owned train operator in the United Kingdom, headquartered in York. The train provider operates local and regional trains across the entire north of England connecting regions of the North East, North West, East Midlands, Staffordshire, Yorkshire and the Humber coast line. Tickets such as Advance, Off-Peak and Anytime Day are available to purchase for routes with Northern. There is only one class option on Northern trains: Standard.

Train information from Liverpool to Blackpool with Northern Rail (3):

  • Average Duration: 1 h 18 min
  • Cheapest Price: £7
  • Northern Rail (3) frequency: 14 a day

Trains from Liverpool to Blackpool

If you're looking to take the train from Liverpool to Blackpool, there are a multitude of options for you. The train route from Liverpool to Blackpool has three main providers available on the route, and there are also three stations available along the route. The main train providers are Northern Rail, TransPennine Express and Avanti West Coast. The main train stations that are used on this route are Liverpool Lime Street Station, Blackpool North Station and Blackpool South Station. There are multiple trains departing from Liverpool Lime Street daily, with almost all of the routes being offered by Northern Rail. The trains run from early in the morning till just before midnight and there are about 20 trains a day.

Liverpool to Blackpool Train Time: Daily Departures

There are many Liverpool to Blackpool trains leaving from Liverpool Lime Street Station daily. The first train from Liverpool to Blackpool departs Liverpool Lime Street Station at roughly 06:30, and the last train that leaves Lime Street station will depart at about 23:15. There are three companies that have train routes from Liverpool to Blackpool, with each company having trains that generally run hourly or bi-hourly.

How long is the journey by train from Liverpool to Blackpool?

When you are travelling from Blackpool to Liverpool, all providers have the same average duration, an average of 1h 45min, depending on what route you take. There are multiple different routes offered by various ticket providers to go from Liverpool to Blackpool by train. Although varying providers take different routes, on average the total distance covered when taking a train from Liverpool to Blackpool is 28 miles (45 km); almost all trains reach the arrival station in under 2h.

Skyline of the pier in Liverpool. Source: Shutterstock

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

Departure train station: Liverpool Lime Street Station is the main railway station of Liverpool and will be your departure point. Liverpool Lime Street Station runs along the Wirral line and services the greater part of Northern England as well as Scotland and Whales. Liverpool Lime Street Station has 10 platforms, with nine of the platforms being above ground, while the last line is part of the underline train route of Liverpool.

Arrival train station: There are two main train stations to choose from in Blackpool. Blackpool North Train Station is the busier out of the two main stations of the city. The train station has six platforms and has more facilities than the other stations of Blackpool. Blackpool South is the southern terminus of Blackpool. Both Blackpool North and Blackpool South are located a few minutes walk from each other; they are located on the northern and southern borders, respectively, of the city centre. The southern station handles all of the southern train routes leading out of the city. The station is slightly smaller than the northern station, but it is older and has more history attached to it.

Which train companies travel from Liverpool to Blackpool?

There are three main train providers for Liverpool to Blackpool trains. The first provider is Northern Rail, this train provider is one of the most popular companies offering the most train routes from Liverpool to Blackpool. The other two companies, TransPennine Express and Avanti West Coast, only offer one train each from Liverpool to Blackpool. The three competitors have the same average travel time, but the companies do differ in pricing and also which stopover stations or routes they utilise.

Night trains Liverpool

There are, unfortunately, no night trains from Liverpool to Blackpool. Most train stations in the UK will stop operating at around 01:00 and begin operation again at roughly 06:30. A good way to continue travelling after the trains have stopped would be taking a night bus or sleeper bus to your next destination.

Northern Rail trains from Liverpool to Blackpool

Northern Rail is England's main train provider for train routes in the northern region of the United Kingdom. Northern Rail is a subsidiary of the government-funded train organisation and offers affordable train tickets for train commuters all over the country.

TransPennine Express trains from Liverpool to Blackpool

TransPennine Express only offers one main train from Liverpool to Blackpool. The train departs the station at about 08:15 and arrives at around 09:46. This route is cheaper than the average ticket from its competitor companies.

Avanti West Coast trains from Liverpool to Blackpool

Avanti West Coast is one of the three train providers of Liverpool to Blackpool trains. The provider only has one scheduled route daily, which departs Lime Street Station at roughly 09:45 and arrives in Blackpool at about 11:30. The provider offers this route daily except on weekends.

Trains from Liverpool to Blackpool: Sustainability travel

All train stations and train providers have strict restrictions and regulations revolving around the environmental impact of train infrastructure, trains themselves and the industry as a whole. Since the Paris Agreement, the UK has made renovation on stations and trains compulsory, and so companies have retrofitted their trains to be more efficient and produce less waste and pollution, as well as reducing overall power consumption and waste at railway facilities. You can check out the article on sustainability in our online magazine, to help reduce your carbon footprint while travelling.

Train Liverpool to Blackpool: Services on Board

The train service is very similar between all train providers from Liverpool to Blackpool. Most passengers will have seating options once on the train as well as a standing area, and there will be overhead storage racks on the trains for passengers to stow their luggage. There are options for first-class seating on your route, where food and drink will be included for your trip, but in most cases, there is no food or drink on the train. There are assistance points at the entrance of most trains to help people embark or disembark the train if they need it.

How to find cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Blackpool

A good way to get cheap tickets from Liverpool to Blackpool is to use Omio; you’ll get great deals and discounts on transport in and out of the city. On our website, you can find information on tickets of every type of transport available in the United Kingdom, with the added benefit of being able to purchase all your travel tickets in one place. Even better, they’ll all be conveniently stored in one place on your phone. The app also offers coupons and discounts, and when you plan in advance, it can find you the cheapest tickets for the shortest travel duration. Search on our website for the most flexibility when travelling.

sunset at the central pier in Blackpool. Source: Shutterstock

To Blackpool by train—travel tips

Blackpool is a coastal resort city on the English side of the Irish Sea. The city is admired for its bustling beaches, where travellers and tourists can spend some time in the sun and the sand. The ocean is the main attraction for local tourism in the area, but the city itself also has a lot of personality. Due mostly to the ever present party life and laid-back beach vibes, the city evolved into a vibrant holiday location filled with seaside resorts, theatres and shopping centres, as well as quality restaurants and bars. The city has great sushi due to its close proximity to the ocean, and the city hosts a plethora of festivals and events, making Blackpool a great holiday destination, all year round.

  • Blackpool Zoo
  • Sandcastle Water Park
  • North Pier
  • The Blackpool Tower Dungeon
  • Central Pier

FAQs: Liverpool to Blackpool train

FAQs: Travel by train from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Blackpool.
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Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Blackpool can start from as little as £5 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Liverpool to Blackpool is £10; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Liverpool to Blackpool train travel time is 1 h 18 min   for the 28 mile long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Liverpool to Blackpool leaves at 06: 38. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Liverpool to Blackpool leaves at 22: 15.
There are 16 trains a day from Liverpool to Blackpool which require at least one change with Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Merseyrail. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
When taking a train from Liverpool to Blackpool, you can count on Northern Rail (3), TransPennine Express, Virgin Trains or Merseyrail for the best way to get you to Blackpool. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Liverpool to Blackpool and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 15.

When departing from Liverpool, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Liverpool Lime Street, Liverpool Central and Liverpool South Parkway. 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 Liverpool Lime Street, which is located around 0.4 miles (731 m) 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Liverpool to Blackpool by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Liverpool to Blackpool including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Liverpool and Blackpool

Liverpool
Blackpool
Liverpool Lime Street is the most popular Liverpool 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 Liverpool for your journey to Blackpool.
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Phone Number
+44 3457114141
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 00 - 23: 38 | Sun: 07: 15 - 23: 05
Public transport options for Liverpool Lime Street
Suburban train lines: Wirral Line (green)
Bus lines: 9, 10, 61, 82, 79, 86C, 500
Train lines: Northern, West Midlands, TransPennine Express, East Midlands, Avanti West Coast, Transport for Wales, London Northwestern
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement services depart at the Bus stop on Skelhorne Street, near the Tesco Express. L3 5GA.
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Public transport options for Liverpool Central
Location for Rail Replacement Services: 32 Great Charlotte Street, Liverpool 1
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Phone Number
+44 1515551111
Public transport options for Liverpool South Parkway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Bus Stand 4, located in the main concourse area
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Liverpool, John Lennon Airport
Liverpool, Sandhills Station (stop A)Accessibility
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