Trains from Cardiff to Blackpool

Cardiff to Blackpool train information

Cardiff Blackpool train map

Train duration -
Arrival Blackpool, England
Departure Cardiff, Wales
Distance 162 Miles

There are many train companies across the country & Europe. By searching for your ticket using our travel search engine, you can see the trains from Cardiff in Wales to Blackpool in England as well as the train operator for this journey.

Using the train is a fast and convenient way to travel the 162 miles from Cardiff to Blackpool.

Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Cardiff to Blackpool train tickets

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Cardiff - Blackpool prices calendar

Find the cheapest tickets to travel from Cardiff to Blackpool by train, bus, ride sharing and plane.

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Ticket prices and availability have been recorded in the last 72 hours from the data provided by our partners.

Cardiff - Blackpool: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Cardiff to Blackpool tend to increase if you don't book early. Based on our data, if you purchase your ticket 15 days in advance, the price of the ticket starts at £23 whereas when booking on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £79 for your trip. Thus, you will save 71% on the price of your ticket by buying your ticket 15 days in advance as opposed to on the day you're travelling.

The data are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Cardiff to Blackpool trains

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

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Discount Cardiff - Blackpool train tickets

The best way to spend less on your Cardiff Blackpool train ticket must be to have a railcard. While regional railcards exist in some areas, National railcards enable you to make savings on most rail fares across the United Kingdom. Everyone is eligible to at least one of the railcard, even non-UK citizens. National railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Senior discount card, Two together railcard, Family and Friends discount card and Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

The main benefit of getting a railcard is that it only takes a couple of trips to earn as much money as you spent.

You will need to pay at least £88 of train tickets across the whole year 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 book afterwards, you will make savings.

As an example, train tickets from Cardiff to Blackpool cost on average £50.00 (1). By dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), it appears that after only 2 one way journeys from Blackpool to Cardiff, the railcard will have paid for itself.

How much do I need to pay for a railcard?

The cost to buy a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to have a 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to get a third off most adult fares for a complete year.

(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
Cardiff to Blackpool 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