It takes an average of 5h 23m to travel from Glasgow to Blackpool by train, over a distance of around 149 miles (241 km). There are normally 166 trains per day travelling from Glasgow to Blackpool and tickets for this journey start from £13.60 when you book in advance.
From 2h 51m
149 miles (241 km)
166 trains per day
Fancy a day on the beach or weekend away in Blackpool and want to get there by train? You've come to the right place.
The train from Glasgow to Blackpool usually takes 4 hours and 49 minutes, but can take just 3 hours on the fastest services. You'll need to make one quick change along the way during your journey, travelling with either TransPennine Express, ScotRail or Avanti West Coast. You'll find comfortable seating, space for luggage and, on most services, free WiFi as standard.
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 Glasgow to Blackpool with us today, or keep reading for FAQs and money-saving tips.
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 Glasgow to Blackpool is right for you.
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.
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For more money-saving tips on UK and European train travel, read our cheap train tickets guide.