|Journey time||From 3h 32m|
|Distance||201 miles (323 km)|
|Frequency||16 trains per day|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train operators||Avanti West Coast|
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 London to Blackpool usually takes 3 hours and 32 minutes, but can take just 2 hours and 45 minutes on the fastest services. You'll be travelling direct on this route with Avanti West Coast 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.
Ready to book? Start a search for cheap train tickets from London to Blackpool with us today, or keep reading for money-saving tips and FAQs.
The average journey time by train between London and Blackpool is 3 hours and 47 minutes, with around 16 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 London to Blackpool is 3 hours and 32 minutes.
Train ticket prices from London to Blackpool can start from as little as £28.20 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 London to Blackpool without having to change trains. There are 16 direct trains from London to Blackpool each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from London to Blackpool leaves at 06:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from London to Blackpool leaves at 15:43. 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 London to Blackpool cover a distance of around 201 miles (323 km) during the journey.
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 London 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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