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Bradford to Blackpool by train

It takes an average of 1h 48m to travel from Bradford to Blackpool by train, over a distance of around 52 miles (84 km). There are normally 27 trains per day travelling from Bradford to Blackpool and tickets for this journey start from £7.50 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 1h 41m
PriceFrom £7.50
Distance52 miles (84 km)
Frequency27 trains per day
First train05:16
Last train22:19
Departure stationBradford
Arrival stationBlackpool
ChangesDirect trains available

Bradford to Blackpool train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bradford to Blackpool for tirsdag 4. oktober 2022 using our handy timetable below, including platform and live travel information. You can view the full day timetable or search for a different date here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
09:16 11:02 1h 46m, direct
10:17 12:02 1h 45m, direct
11:21 13:02 1h 41m, direct
12:17 14:02 1h 45m, direct
13:20 15:01 1h 41m, direct
14:17 16:02 1h 45m, direct
15:17 17:04 1h 47m, direct
16:17 18:05 1h 48m, direct
17:17 19:05 1h 48m, direct
18:17 20:02 1h 45m, direct

Travelling by train from Bradford to Blackpool this summer

Fancy a day on the beach or weekend away in Blackpool this summer and want to get there by train? You've come to the right place.

The train from Bradford to Blackpool usually takes 1 hour and 48 minutes, but can take just 1 hour and 41 minutes on the fastest services. You'll be travelling direct on this route with Northern and their trains offer comfortable seating, space for luggage and, on most services, free WiFi.

Whether you’re heading for a day out at the beach or racing around the attractions at Blackpool Pleasure Beach, use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices – we’ll show you how much you can save on your train tickets if you travel Off-Peak or use a Railcard.

So what are you waiting for? Search for cheap train tickets from Bradford to Blackpool in our Journey Planner today, or keep reading for FAQs and money-saving tips.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bradford to Blackpool? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Bradford to Blackpool take?

The average journey time by train between Bradford and Blackpool is 1 hour and 48 minutes, with around 27 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Bradford and Blackpool by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bradford to Blackpool is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

How much does the train from Bradford to Blackpool cost?

Train ticket prices from Bradford to Blackpool can start from as little as £7.50 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Bradford to Blackpool?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Bradford to Blackpool without having to change trains. There are 27 direct trains from Bradford to Blackpool each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Bradford to Blackpool leave?

The first train from Bradford to Blackpool leaves at 05:16. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bradford to Blackpool leave?

The last train from Bradford to Blackpool leaves at 22:19. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Bradford and Blackpool by train?

Trains travelling from Bradford to Blackpool cover a distance of around 52 miles (84 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

Cheap train tickets from Bradford to Blackpool

Train tickets from Bradford to Blackpool start at £7.50 one way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. As most UK train companies increase their prices as the departure date approaches, we’ll help you find the cheapest tickets.

Book in advance

Look out for Advance tickets – they usually come out up to 12 weeks before the departure date and can be cheaper than buying on the day. If you’re here a tad early, sign up for our Advance ticket alert today to get notified when your tickets are released.

Consider a Season Ticket

If you catch this train more than 3 times per week, you could save money with a Season Ticket. With annual, monthly and weekly options available, find out if a season ticket for Bradford to Blackpool is right for you.

Use your Railcard

National Railcards offer a 1/3 off eligible train tickets in the UK and can be a great investment if you travel a few times or more in a year. Find out how you can save with a National Railcard here.

Split your tickets

Download our app to find split tickets — courtesy of SplitSave, our handy feature which 'splits' your train tickets where possible to find you a better deal. Learn more about the clever tech behind split tickets, and how to spot SplitSave discounts in our app.

For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.

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