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Blackpool to Ayr by train

  • First train
    05:14
  • Last train
    22:20
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 58m
  • Distance
    212 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    47
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 43m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Blackpool to Ayr by train

Fast trains from Blackpool to Ayr take around 3 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 212 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackpool and Ayr.

1. Are there direct trains from Blackpool to Ayr?

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

We usually find around 43 departures on the route from Blackpool to Ayr 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 55 departures.

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

The Blackpool to Ayr train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Ayr is usually scheduled to depart Blackpool around 04:46 and the last train is around 20:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackpool around 05:18, and the last at 22:20.

When to book Blackpool to Ayr 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 Blackpool to Ayr by train.

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Which train companies operate between Blackpool and Ayr?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • ScotRail
  • TransPennine Express
  • Virgin Trains

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

Ayr to Blackpool 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.