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Blackpool to Cardiff by train
Fastest journey3hr 55m
Trains per day49
Avg. journey time4hr 43m
Travelling from Blackpool to Cardiff by train
Fast trains from Blackpool to Cardiff take around 3 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackpool and Cardiff.
1. Are there direct trains from Blackpool to Cardiff?
Journeys between Blackpool and Cardiff usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 51 departures on the route from Blackpool to Cardiff every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 45 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Blackpool to Cardiff?
The Blackpool to Cardiff train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Blackpool to Cardiff train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Cardiff is usually scheduled to depart Blackpool around 04:46 and the last train is around 21:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Blackpool around 04:46, and the last at 22:00.
When to book Blackpool to Cardiff 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 Cardiff by train.
Which train companies operate between Blackpool and Cardiff?
More than one train company operates on the route from Blackpool to Cardiff, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Arriva Trains Wales
- Avanti West Coast
- First Great Western
- First TransPennine Express
- Great Western Railway
- Northern Rail
- Transport For Wales
- 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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