Trains from Manchester to Blackpool

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Manchester to Blackpool train information

Manchester Blackpool train map

Train duration 1h53m
Arrival Blackpool, England
Departure Manchester, England
Distance 41 Miles
Train operators Northern, TransPennine Express
Lowest train price from £5.50
Average train price £15.00
  • The trains between Manchester (North West England) to Blackpool (North West England) are operated by Northern, TransPennine Express. The services on board may change depending on the train operator.
  • Travelling by train is a quick and easy option to go to Blackpool from Manchester. The average travel time from Manchester to Blackpool is 1h53m to cover the 41 miles.
  • The lowest ticket price we've found to travel in the next month is £5.50 one way.

Best prices for Manchester to Blackpool train tickets

from £5.50 MORE 1h23m
Other modes of transport available
Coach
from £4.90 MORE 1h42m

Manchester - Blackpool prices calendar

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

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National Express£7

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Megabus£8

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

Train times Manchester to Blackpool

When are the next trains to Blackpool?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Manchester Piccadilly
07:01
Blackpool North
08:29
1h28m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
07:26
Blackpool North
08:52
1h26m TransPennine Express
Manchester Piccadilly
07:31
Blackpool North
09:01
1h30m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
07:46
Blackpool North
09:07
1h21m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
08:01
Blackpool North
09:29
1h28m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
12:01
Blackpool North
13:20
1h19m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
12:31
Blackpool North
13:49
1h18m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
12:47
Blackpool North
14:13
1h26m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
13:01
Blackpool North
14:29
1h28m Northern
Manchester Piccadilly
13:31
Blackpool North
14:50
1h19m Northern
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 10 trains from Manchester to Blackpool are running today and 15 tomorrow. The first Manchester Blackpool train is at 12:01 while the last train is at 18:31. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Manchester - Blackpool: the best time to book cheap trains

Cost of the train when booking in advance or at the last minute

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£6

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£6

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£6

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£12

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£13

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£17

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£18

Same day

Days before Departure

The table above is based on the best prices found over the last six months depending on how much time in advance the train is bought. Purchasing your train from Manchester to Blackpool in advance should enable you to spend less for your trip.

We found tickets available from £6 when booking your ticket 2 months in advance which is 70% cheaper than the best ticket we found when buying your ticket on the day you're travelling.

Best prices for Manchester to Blackpool trains

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

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Manchester Blackpool train

Discount Manchester - Blackpool train tickets

National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age as well as your situation, you can get one of the 5 different railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can enable you to save money for your Manchester Blackpool train ticket.

  • In order to understand the benefits of a railcard, you can estimate the number of journeys you need to break even. You will see that usually only a few trips are needed.

    For your assessment, you have to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, your savings on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average price of a Manchester Blackpool ticket is £14.90 (1).

    Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £14.90: £88/£14.90 = 5.91. You will need to make about 6 trips from Blackpool to Manchester (one way trip) with your railcard to break even.

  • Railcards enable you to get a third off most train fares for a year. The Disabled persons railcard costs £20 and the 5 other railcards £30.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 3 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
Manchester to Blackpool train £14.90 £9.93 £4.97 5.92

(1)Average price observed over the last 3 months for one way

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

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