It takes an average of 1h 26m to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool by train, over a distance of around 28 miles (46 km). There are normally 22 trains per day travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool and tickets for this journey start from £6.50 when you book in advance.
Liverpool Lime Street
From 1h 18m
28 miles (46 km)
22 trains per day
Direct trains available
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 Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool usually takes 1 hour and 24 minutes, but can take just 1 hour and 16 minutes on the fastest services. You'll be travelling direct on this route with Northern – 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.
Why not start a search for cheap train tickets from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool with us today? If you want to find out more, keep reading for FAQs and money-saving tips.
The average journey time by train between Liverpool Lime Street and Blackpool is 1 hour and 26 minutes, with around 22 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool is 1 hour and 18 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool can start from as little as £6.50 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool without having to change trains. There are 22 direct trains from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool leaves at 05:37. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool leaves at 23:15. 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.
Trains travelling from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool cover a distance of around 28 miles (46 km) during the journey.
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