Trains from Blackpool to Manchester

Blackpool to Manchester train information

Blackpool Manchester train map

Train duration 1h34m
Arrival Manchester, England
Departure Blackpool, England
Distance 41 Miles

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train from Blackpool (North West England) to Manchester (North West England). The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to get to Manchester from Blackpool. The average journey duration between Blackpool to Manchester is 1h34m to travel the 41 miles.

Depending how long in advance you buy your ticket or the day and hour of travel, the price of the ticket may vary.

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Blackpool - Manchester: the best time to book cheap trains

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The graph above shows the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train ticket is booked. Purchasing your train from Blackpool to Manchester in advance can enable you to save money for your journey.

Tickets are available from £6 when buying your seat 15 days in advance which is 68% cheaper than the best fare we found when booking on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Blackpool to Manchester trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Blackpool and Manchester by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Manchester to Blackpool and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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National Railcards can bring you great savings if you're taking the train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you might want to get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to make great savings for your Blackpool Manchester train ticket.

Why should I buy a railcard?

The main benefit of using a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to be profitable.

You will need to purchase at least £88 of train tickets throughout the duration of the railcard's validity for the card to break-even. This number corresponds to the cost of the railcard, £30, divided by the discount, 34%. On every ticket that you buy afterwards, you will save money.

As an example, train tickets from Blackpool to Manchester cost on average £50.00 (1). If you're dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it turns out that after only 2 one way journeys from Manchester to Blackpool, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Blackpool to Manchester train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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