Exeter to Blackpool by train

  • First train
    06:23
  • Last train
    20:52
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 56m
  • Distance
    342 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    26
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 25m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Exeter to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Exeter to Blackpool take around 4 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 342 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Exeter and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Exeter to Blackpool?

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

We usually find around 24 departures on the route from Exeter 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 32 departures.

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

The Exeter to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Exeter around 06:24 and the last train is around 20:52. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Exeter around 06:23, and the last at 19:25.

When to book Exeter 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 Exeter to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Exeter and Blackpool?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Great Western Railway
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • 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.