Trains from Reading to Blackpool

Reading to Blackpool train information

Reading Blackpool train map

Train duration 4h59m
Arrival Blackpool, England
Departure Reading, England
Distance 185 Miles

Which operators can I use?

Find your ticket on gopili to identify the different operators for your train between Reading (South East England) to Blackpool (North West England). The services on board can vary depending on the rail company.

How long is the train?

There are 185 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Reading to Blackpool is normally 4h59m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Blackpool from Reading, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

What is the price of the train?

Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Reading to Blackpool train tickets

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Reading - Blackpool prices calendar

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Best prices for Reading to Blackpool trains

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

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Discount Reading - Blackpool train tickets

Looking to travel for less? Many railcards and discounts are available to spend less for your Reading Blackpool train ticket and save even more money on your tickets: special train fares for children, railcards for all ages, group travel, or charity discount. There are several types of railcards available: 16-25 railcard, Two together railcard, Family and Friends Railcard, Senior railcard, Disabled persons railcard.

How much can I save with a railcard?

If you want to understand how much you can save with a railcard, you have to estimate the number of journeys you need to save money. You will see that most of the time, only a few trips are needed.

For your evaluation, you need to include the cost of your railcard, i.e £30, how much you're saving on each journey (i.e.: 34%) as well as the cost of your ticket. The average fare of a Reading Blackpool ticket is £50.00 (1).

Divide the cost of your railcard by the discount: £30/34%= £88. Then divide £88 by £50.00: £88/£50.00 = 1.76. You will need to make approximately 2 trips from Blackpool to Reading (one way trip) with your railcard to be profitable.

What is the cost of a railcard?

The price to get a Disabled persons railcard is £20 while it will cost you £30 to buy the 16-25, Two together, Family and Friends or the Senior railcard. All of them enable you to save 34% off most rail fares for one 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
Reading 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