Blackpool to Bournemouth by train

  • First train
    04:46
  • Last train
    23:13
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 25m
  • Distance
    350 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    49
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Blackpool to Bournemouth by train

Fast trains from Blackpool to Bournemouth take around 5 hours and 25 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 350 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackpool and Bournemouth.

1. Are there direct trains from Blackpool to Bournemouth?

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

We usually find around 39 departures on the route from Blackpool to Bournemouth 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 57 departures.

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

The Blackpool to Bournemouth train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 25 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bournemouth is usually scheduled to depart Blackpool around 04:46 and the last train is around 23:13. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackpool around 04:28, and the last at 23:06.

When to book Blackpool to Bournemouth 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 Bournemouth by train.

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Which train companies operate between Blackpool and Bournemouth?

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

  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • East Coast
  • First TransPennine Express
  • London Underground
  • Northern
  • Northern Rail
  • South West Trains
  • South Western Railway
  • 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.