Cheap train tickets from Liverpool to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Cheapest

£10

Average

£16

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Liverpool to Blackpool will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 10.

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09:36Liverpool Lime Street2h33 12:09Blackpool South
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£101One-way
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09:36Liverpool Lime Street1h17 10:53Blackpool North
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£101One-way
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10:45Liverpool Lime Street2h24 13:09Blackpool South
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£101One-way
08:36Liverpool Lime Street1h33 10:09Blackpool South
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£101One-way
08:36Liverpool Lime Street1h17 09:53Blackpool North
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£101One-way

Train schedule Liverpool to Blackpool

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08:12Liverpool Lime Street1h34 09:46Blackpool North
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08:36Liverpool Lime Street1h33 10:09Blackpool South
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08:36Liverpool Lime Street1h17 09:53Blackpool North
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08:45Liverpool Lime Street1h38 10:23Blackpool North
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09:36Liverpool Lime Street2h33 12:09Blackpool South
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09:36Liverpool Lime Street1h17 10:53Blackpool North
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09:45Liverpool Lime Street2h24 12:09Blackpool South
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09:45Liverpool Lime Street1h42 11:27Blackpool North
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10:45Liverpool Lime Street2h24 13:09Blackpool South
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10:45Liverpool Lime Street1h39 12:24Blackpool North
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10:46Liverpool Central3h23 14:09Blackpool South
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10:58Liverpool Central3h11 14:09Blackpool South
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27 May
£10Northern Rail
£10National Express
Sat
28 May
£8Northern Rail
£10National Express
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29 May
£8Northern Rail
£18National Express
Mon
30 May
£8Northern Rail
£9National Express
Tue
31 May
£8Northern Rail
£9National Express
Wed
1 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£9National Express
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2 Jun
£21Northern Rail
£9National Express
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3 Jun
£10Northern Rail
£9National Express
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4 Jun
£10Northern Rail
£18National Express
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5 Jun
£20Northern Rail
£9National Express
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6 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£9National Express
Tue
7 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£9National Express
Wed
8 Jun
£7Northern Rail
£9National Express
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11 Jun
£7Northern Rail
£9National Express
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13 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£9National Express
Tue
14 Jun
£8Northern Rail
£9National Express
Wed
15 Jun
£7Northern Rail
£9National Express

Fastest train times from Liverpool to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for 27 May

Fastest Journey

1 h 17 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

12

Distance

45 km

Of the 12 trains 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 trains cover the 45 km distance in an average of 2 h 2 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 17 m .

The slowest trains will take 3 h 23 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.

Fastest
08:36Liverpool Lime Street1h17 09:53Blackpool North
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£101One-way
Fastest
09:36Liverpool Lime Street1h17 10:53Blackpool North
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£101One-way
08:36Liverpool Lime Street1h33 10:09Blackpool South
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£101One-way
08:12Liverpool Lime Street1h34 09:46Blackpool North
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£231One-way
08:45Liverpool Lime Street1h38 10:23Blackpool North
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£231One-way

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Overview: Train from Liverpool to Blackpool

distanceDistance28 miles (45 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price£8 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersTranspennine Express, Northern Rail or Mersey Rail

Trains from Liverpool to Blackpool cover the 28 miles (45 km) long route taking on average 1 h 17 min with our travel partners like Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or Mersey Rail. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £8, but the average price of train tickets is £8. Travellers depart most frequently from Liverpool Lime Street and arrive in Blackpool North.

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Liverpool 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 Liverpool to Blackpool.
FAQs

How much does a cheap train to Blackpool from Liverpool cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Liverpool and Blackpool for the next 7 days starting from £8  one way.

What is the average price of train tickets between Liverpool and Blackpool?

If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Liverpool to Blackpool train to cost on average £8  one way.

What is the distance by train from Liverpool to Blackpool?

You should expect to travel around 28 miles (45 km)  between Liverpool and Blackpool by train.

How long is the train journey to Blackpool from Liverpool?

While the time it takes to travel 28 miles (45 km) from Liverpool to Blackpool can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Liverpool to Blackpool is on average 1 h 17 min.

What is the departure train station in Liverpool and arrival train station in Blackpool?

When taking a train from Liverpool, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Liverpool Lime Street and Liverpool Central. When you arrive in Blackpool, your train can arrive in train stations including Blackpool North, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Blackpool South.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Liverpool Lime Street   to Blackpool North.

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

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Liverpool Lime Street and need to travel around 0.4 miles (692 m) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Blackpool most often arrive at Blackpool North and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from this train station to the city centre.

Which train providers can take me between Liverpool and Blackpool?

If you're looking for trains from Liverpool to Blackpool, you can rely on Transpennine Express, Northern Rail or Mersey Rail to get you to Blackpool. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Liverpool to Blackpool trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any Liverpool to Blackpool direct train services?

Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Liverpool to Blackpool with Northern Rail, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.

How many train services per day are there from Liverpool to Blackpool?

The average number of trains departing Liverpool for Blackpool is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Liverpool to Blackpool? When does the last train depart from Liverpool to Blackpool?

The first Liverpool to Blackpool train departs at 05: 36   and the last train from Liverpool to Blackpool leaves at 21: 15. Check out the most up-to-date Liverpool to Blackpool train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I buy Liverpool Blackpool train tickets to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Liverpool to Blackpool is on average £8 if you book 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 providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Liverpool and Blackpool available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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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