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Runcorn to Blackpool by train

  • First train
    05:56
  • Last train
    22:30
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 9m
  • Distance
    57 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    21
  • Avg. journey time
    1hr 59m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Runcorn to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Runcorn to Blackpool take around 1 hour and 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 57 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Runcorn and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Runcorn to Blackpool?

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

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Runcorn 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 29 departures.

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

The Runcorn to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Runcorn around 05:56 and the last train is around 22:30. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Runcorn around 06:32, and the last at 22:24.

When to book Runcorn 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 Runcorn to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Runcorn and Blackpool?

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

  • East Midlands Trains
  • London Midland
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains
  • West Midlands 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.