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  1. on time
    Blackpool North
    Platform 4
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  2. on time
    Blackpool North
    Platform 4
    on time
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Off Peak
  3. Blackpool North
    Platform 6 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 14 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  4. Blackpool North
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:28
    Blackpool North
    Platform 3 estimated
    05:52
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:03
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 1 estimated
    06:59
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 6 estimated
    Manchester Victoria
    Platform 6 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  5. Blackpool North
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:07
    Blackpool North
    Platform 5 estimated
    06:32
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    06:47
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    07:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  6. Blackpool North
    Platform 5 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  7. Blackpool North
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:03
    Blackpool North
    Platform 4 estimated
    07:27
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    07:46
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 4 estimated
    08:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Peak
  8. Blackpool North
    Platform 3 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    0 changes
    Peak
  9. Blackpool North
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:03
    Blackpool North
    Platform 3 estimated
    10:27
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 2 estimated
    10:47
    Preston (Lancs)
    Platform 6 estimated
    11:24
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    Manchester Piccadilly
    Platform 13 estimated
    1 change
    Off Peak

Journey information from Blackpool to Manchester

  • Train Fares from: £5.50
  • Fastest route:
  • Slowest route:
  • Average journey time:
  • Changes: Direct
  • Trains per day: Around 90
  • Distance: 40 miles (64 km)
  • Origin: Blackpool
  • Destination: Manchester
  • How long does it take to travel from Blackpool to Manchester by train?

    The average journey time between Blackpool and Manchester is . On an average weekday, there are 90 trains travelling from Blackpool to Manchester. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays.

    Avg. Duration
  • What is the fastest journey from Blackpool to Manchester by train?

    The fastest journey time by train is .

  • How much does the train from Blackpool to Manchester cost?

    Train tickets from Blackpool to Manchester can start from as little as £5.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

  • Are there direct trains from Blackpool to Manchester?

    Yes, it is possible to travel from Blackpool to Manchester without having to change trains. Use our journey planner above to get direct train times from Blackpool to Manchester.

    Direct
  • What is the distance between Blackpool and Manchester?

    The distance between Blackpool and Manchester is 40 miles.

    Distance: 40 miles
  • What time is the first train from Blackpool to Manchester?

    The first train from Blackpool to Manchester departs at .

    What time is the last train from Blackpool to Manchester?

    The last train from Blackpool to Manchester departs at .

    First train
    Last train
    No sleeper services are available. There may also be fewer services on weekends and public holidays; use the Journey Planner above to search for a specific train on your chosen travel date.
  • If you're like us, you've probably seen the sheer number of ticket types available in the UK and wondered ''Why are there so many?!'' Well, luckily we've put together a handy guide to all the variations of train ticket you may encounter on your travels.

    *Please note that not all types of train tickets are available for every journey. Factors such as the time, date and train company you'll be using can affect the availability of each one.

Blackpool to Manchester timetable

Check out the next trains departing from Blackpool to Manchester for Thursday 28th May 2020. For the full train timetable, or to search for a later time or date, click here.

DepartsArrivesDuration
20:2521:421h 17m, direct
21:2122:461h 25m, direct
05:2306:461h 23m, direct
05:2806:591h 31m, 1 change
06:0707:241h 17m, 1 change
06:3307:561h 23m, direct
07:0308:241h 21m, 1 change
07:2408:451h 21m, direct
10:0311:241h 21m, 1 change

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Manchester to Blackpool.

Looking for other travel options? We also sell National Express coach tickets across the UK. Check out times and tickets for Blackpool to Manchester by bus.

How to find cheap train tickets from Blackpool to Manchester

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**Average savings on Advance fares booked at least one week before day of travel vs Anytime fares purchased on day of travel. Subject to availability. Excludes coach.
Advance adult single fare. Excludes booking fee. Prices seen by Trainline customers in the last 30 days. Availability limited.