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Swansea to Blackpool by train

  • First train
    04:24
  • Last train
    23:32
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 18m
  • Distance
    248 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    28
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 40m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Swansea to Blackpool by train

Fast trains from Swansea to Blackpool take around 5 hours and 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 248 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Swansea and Blackpool.

1. Are there direct trains from Swansea to Blackpool?

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

We usually find around 22 departures on the route from Swansea 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 Swansea to Blackpool?

The Swansea to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Swansea around 04:58 and the last train is around 22:32. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Swansea around 04:24, and the last at 23:32.

When to book Swansea 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 Swansea to Blackpool by train.

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Which train companies operate between Swansea and Blackpool?

More than one train company operates on the route from Swansea 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
  • First TransPennine Express
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Transport For Wales
  • Virgin Trains

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Blackpool to Swansea by train

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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.