Bournemouth to Blackpool by train

  • First train
    05:15
  • Last train
    22:12
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 31m
  • Distance
    350 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    33
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bournemouth to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Bournemouth to Blackpool take around 5 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 350 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bournemouth and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Bournemouth to Blackpool?

Journeys between Bournemouth and Blackpool usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Bournemouth to Blackpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 39 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bournemouth to Blackpool?

The Bournemouth to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bournemouth to Blackpool train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Bournemouth around 05:15 and the last train is around 22:12. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bournemouth around 06:37, and the last at 22:12.

When to book Bournemouth to Blackpool train tickets?

Trains in the UK usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bournemouth to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bournemouth and Blackpool?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bournemouth to Blackpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.