Penrith to Blackpool by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 22m
  • Distance
    99 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 46m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Penrith to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Penrith to Blackpool take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 99 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Penrith and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Penrith to Blackpool?

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

We usually find around 30 departures on the route from Penrith 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 37 departures.

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

The Penrith to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Penrith around 06:42 and the last train is around 21:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Penrith around 06:42, and the last at 20:24.

When to book Penrith 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 Penrith to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Penrith and Blackpool?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • 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.