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Blackpool North station is the terminus of the Blackpool branch line, with regular services to Manchester Victoria, York, Liverpool Lime Street, Manchester Airport, and a daily service to London Euston. The main attraction of Blackpool is, of course, the seafront, and the North Pier is a ten-minute walk from the station. From there, following the promenade south will take you past Blackpool Tower, behind which is the Houndshill Shopping Centre. Further on are the Central and South Piers, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and Sandcastle Water Park, as well as many other amusements, restaurants, pubs and hotels. The length of the seafront is served by the Blackpool Tramway, which offers special heritage tram rides during the summer months.

Station details & facilities

Trains to Blackpool North station

Blackpool North train station is mainly served by Northern trains, which connect Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North in 1h 16m, Hazel Grove to Blackpool North in 1h 42m and Manchester Airport to Blackpool North in 1h 31m.

Need more information on how to get to Blackpool by train? Check out our dedicated page to trains to Blackpool.

How to get from Blackpool North station to the beach

Once you arrive, it's really easy to get from Blackpool North station to the beach. When you leave Blackpool North station, head towards the High Street, then turn left onto Springfield Road and keep walking until you reach the beach. There's also a dedicated train station for the much-loved amusement park, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, which shares a name with the seaside attraction.

Blackpool North train station departures and arrivals

Want to know when your next train from/to Blackpool North station departs? Scroll down this page and click on the ‘Departures’ tab if you want to check all trains departing from Blackpool North railway station or click on the ‘Arrivals’ tab for more information about all services arriving into Blackpool North.

Blackpool North station has eight platforms, all of which are directly linked to the concourse, and there is step-free access throughout. The main entrance is just off the High Street and leads to the concourse with ticket office, toilets, a shop and waiting areas.

Blackpool North train station parking

Blackpool North train station has one car park, which is just outside the station building, by the bus stop for onward connections.

Hotels near Blackpool North train station

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Frequently asked questions

Is Blackpool North station open?

Blackpool North station is open every day that services are running to and from the station. The station usually opens just before the first train of the day leaves and then closes after the last train departs. Ticket office opening hours may vary.

Are trains running today from Blackpool North station?

Trains arrive into and depart from Blackpool North station almost every day, although there may be fewer services during the weekends and bank holidays. Check our live train times for up-to-date information on trains running to and from Blackpool North.

Are there toilets at Blackpool North station?

Yes, there are toilets available to use at Blackpool North station.

Are dogs allowed at Blackpool North station?

Yes, dogs are allowed at Blackpool North station, but they should be kept on a lead or in a pet carrier at all times.

How do I get from Blackpool North station to the beach?

It's really easy to get from Blackpool North station to the beach. When you leave Blackpool North station, head towards the High Street, then turn left onto Springfield Road and keep walking until you reach the beach. There's also a dedicated train station for the much-loved amusement park, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, which shares a name with the seaside attraction.

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