Trains from Manchester to Blackpool

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The cheapest trains

from Manchester
to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Cheapest

£9

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 travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Manchester to Blackpool will cost around £ 16 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 9.

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08:01Manchester Piccadilly1h18 09:19Blackpool North
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£91One-way
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09:01Manchester Piccadilly1h16 10:17Blackpool North
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£91One-way
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09:30Manchester Piccadilly1h17 10:47Blackpool North
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£201One-way
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08:30Manchester Piccadilly1h16 09:46Blackpool North
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£211One-way
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08:26Manchester Piccadilly1h11 09:37Blackpool North
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£211One-way

Train Times

Manchester to Blackpool

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08:01Manchester Piccadilly1h18 09:19Blackpool North
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08:26Manchester Piccadilly1h11 09:37Blackpool North
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08:30Manchester Piccadilly1h16 09:46Blackpool North
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09:01Manchester Piccadilly1h16 10:17Blackpool North
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09:30Manchester Piccadilly1h17 10:47Blackpool North
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Fri
Sep 20
£9Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sat
Sep 21
£8Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sun
Sep 22
£8Northern Rail
£6National Express
Mon
Sep 23
£8Northern Rail
£7National Express
Tue
Sep 24
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
Sep 25
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
Sep 26
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
Sep 27
£7Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sat
Sep 28
£7Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sun
Sep 29
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£6National Express
Mon
Sep 30
£4Northern Rail
£6National Express
Tue
Oct 1
£7Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
Oct 2
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Thu
Oct 3
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Fri
Oct 4
£6Northern Rail
£7National Express
Sat
Oct 5
£6Northern Rail
£6National Express
Sun
Oct 6
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Mon
Oct 7
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Tue
Oct 8
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express
Wed
Oct 9
£6Northern Rail
£5National Express

The fastest trains

from Manchester
to Blackpool

Showing times and prices for Sep 20

Fastest Journey

1 h 11 m

Average

1 h 15 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

65 km

Of the 5 train that leave Manchester for Blackpool every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 65 km distance in an average of 1 h 15 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 11 m .

The slowest train will take 1 h 18 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
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08:26Manchester Piccadilly1h11 09:37Blackpool North
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£211One-way
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08:30Manchester Piccadilly1h16 09:46Blackpool North
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£211One-way
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09:01Manchester Piccadilly1h16 10:17Blackpool North
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£91One-way
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09:30Manchester Piccadilly1h17 10:47Blackpool North
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£201One-way
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08:01Manchester Piccadilly1h18 09:19Blackpool North
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£91One-way

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Journey Summary

Manchester to Blackpool Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
1 hours 17 minutes
Train Ticket Price: £10
Trains depart from:Manchester
Trains arrive in:Blackpool
Distance:65 km
TrainTrain Companies:First Transpennine Express, Northern Rail

Trains from Manchester to Blackpool

Travellers wishing to visit the famous Blackpool Pleasure beach will find numerous direct trains available from Manchester Piccadilly. The busiest of Manchester's five train stations, Manchester Piccadilly, sees at least two direct departures for Blackpool North per hour, with a third service available during peak travel times. The first train departs shortly after 6:00 a.m. with service spread throughout the day until 11:30 p.m.

Which train companies travel from Manchester to Blackpool?

A majority of services are offered by Northern Rail, who provide direct options. There are approximately four indirect options per day, involving one change at Preston offered by First Transpennine Express. Of the two, Northern Rail offer the faster and more regular service. Even when a change is required, journey times are competitive.

How long is the train from Manchester to Blackpool?

When travelling on trains from Manchester to Blackpool, passengers can expect a journey time of between one hour and one hour 30 minutes. Even routes requiring a change can complete the journey in as little as one hour 11 minutes. Passengers can find themselves strolling Blackpool Pier in not time at all.

How many trains are there from Manchester to Blackpool?

A regular service is available from Manchester to Blackpool, with between two to three departures per hour. Services begin at approximately 6:00 a.m. and continue at regular intervals throughout the day until 11:30 p.m. Whenever passengers need to travel, they are unlikely to wait long for a direct train from Manchester to Blackpool.

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

Departure train station: All services begin at Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester's biggest and busiest train station. The station is well connected, with links to Manchester's extensive bus and tram routes. The Northern Quarter is a short ten-minute walk from the Northern Quarter, where passengers can enjoy numerous vintage and independent shops.

Arrival train station: Services terminate at Blackpool North, located a short five-minute walk from the seafront. Passengers are thrust into the heart of Blackpool upon arrival, with tourist attractions such as the North Pier or the SeaLife Aquarium just off the promenade. Blackpool's second station, Blackpool South, is about two miles away. Public transport around Blackpool includes buses, trams and taxi services.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Manchester
Blackpool
TrainManchester Oxford Road

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TrainManchester Piccadilly

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