Gloucester to Blackpool by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    21:48
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 28m
  • Distance
    221 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 14m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Gloucester to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Gloucester to Blackpool take around 3 hours and 28 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 221 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gloucester and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Gloucester to Blackpool?

Journeys between Gloucester and Blackpool usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 35 departures on the route from Gloucester 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 41 departures.

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

The Gloucester to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 28 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Gloucester around 06:00 and the last train is around 20:59. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gloucester around 07:00, and the last at 22:29.

When to book Gloucester 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 Gloucester to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gloucester and Blackpool?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Transport For Wales
  • 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.