Liverpool to Blackpool train
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There are 5 daily trains from Liverpool to Blackpool. Traveling by train from Liverpool to Blackpool usually takes around one hour and 20 minutes, but the fastest Northern Rail train can make the trip in one hour and 18 minutes.
|Distance||28 mi (46 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 18m|
|Trains per day||5|
|Most frequent service||Northern Rail|
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Which train should you take from Liverpool to Blackpool?
2 train services operate from Liverpool to Blackpool. Northern Rail usually has more trains scheduled, with 5 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Northern Rail||5||1h 19m||£8.95|
|TransPennine Express||1||1h 41m||£20.10|
Northern Rail, branded simply as 'Northern' on its trains, travels to cities such as Manchester, Blackpool, Windermere, Newcastle, and York. Complimentary WiFi is usually available in first- and standard-class carriages, plus an onboard restroom. The newer trains boast extra legroom, and all services have space for luggage at the end of carriages.
TransPennine Express train tickets from Liverpool to Blackpool start from £20, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 TransPennine Express schedules to Blackpool. TransPennine Express in Liverpool leaves from Liverpool Lime Street Station . And in Blackpool trains arrive at Blackpool North Station .
From Liverpool to Blackpool train travel on TransPennine Express takes 1 hours and 41 minutes. If you are looking to get to Blackpool faster, TransPennine Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 18 minutes.
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Trains from Liverpool to Blackpool are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Saturday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
The earliest train departs Liverpool at 06:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 14:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
There are 5 daily scheduled trains, all of which are direct trains that take you the entire way from Liverpool to Blackpool.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Blackpool to Liverpool.
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Although Liverpool is only England's 10th largest city, its fame ballooned as the birthplace of the world's biggest rock band: The Beatles. Visiting Liverpool would not be complete without a trip to the iconic Beatles Statue, located near the port, followed by a visit to The Beatles Story museum, where visitors can immerse themselves in the band's rise to fame.
To explore some of Liverpool's older history, the Merseyside Maritime Museum provides fascinating exhibits on the city's great port-town past, including exhibitions on the Titanic as well as the Battle of the Atlantic. Football fanatics should check out the world-famous Anfield Stadium, where regular tours help visitors revel in the history and glory of this iconic football club.
Traveling to Liverpool is easy thanks to several rail providers, which facilitate travel around the Liverpool City Region and beyond. Liverpool also has two significant bus terminals for access via coach and an international airport for those traveling from further afield.
Where is the train station in Liverpool?
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Main departure station: Liverpool Lime Street Station
Liverpool's main rail terminus, Lime Street Station, was opened in 1836, making it the oldest operating mainline rail station in the world. It receives regular services from London via TransPennine Express. Local Merseyrail services arrive and depart from under the main station concourse. Here you'll find several stores and restaurants, as well as coffee shops such as Starbucks, restrooms, and luggage lockers. Long-distance National Express and Megabus coaches depart from the coach station at Liverpool One shopping mall, a six-minute walk away.
All train stations in Liverpool:
Liverpool Lime Street Station
Where is the train station in Blackpool?
Main arrival station: Blackpool North Station
Blackpool has one train station.
Train stations in Blackpool:
Blackpool North Station
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