Ipswich to Blackpool by train

  • First train
    05:12
  • Last train
    22:43
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 37m
  • Distance
    342 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Ipswich to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Ipswich to Blackpool take around 4 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 342 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Ipswich and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Ipswich to Blackpool?

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

We usually find around 38 departures on the route from Ipswich to Blackpool every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 36 departures.

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

The Ipswich to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Ipswich around 05:12 and the last train is around 22:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Ipswich around 06:00, and the last at 23:50.

When to book Ipswich 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 Ipswich to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Ipswich and Blackpool?

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

  • Abellio Greater Anglia
  • Avanti West Coast
  • East Coast
  • East Midlands Trains
  • Grand Central Railway
  • Great Northern
  • Greater Anglia
  • London North Eastern Railway
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • Southeastern
  • UK Rail Connections
  • 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.