|Journey time||From 1h 13m|
|Distance||40 miles (65 km)|
|Frequency||47 trains per day|
|Departure station||Manchester Piccadilly|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
Want to find out more about taking the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool? Look no further.
The train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool usually takes around 1h 20m but can take just 1h 13m on the fastest Northern services, with around 47 trains running on this popular route per day. You won’t need to worry about making any changes along the way either as direct trains are available.
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.
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The average journey time by train between Manchester Piccadilly and Blackpool is 1 hour and 20 minutes, with around 47 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 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool is 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool can start from as little as £5 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 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool without having to change trains. There are 47 direct trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool leaves at 04:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool leaves at 00:09. 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 Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool cover a distance of around 40 miles (65 km) during the journey.
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