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Blackpool to Swansea by train

  • First train
    04:46
  • Last train
    22:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 50m
  • Distance
    248 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    37
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 21m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Blackpool to Swansea by train

Fast trains from Blackpool to Swansea take around 4 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 248 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Blackpool and Swansea.

1. Are there direct trains from Blackpool to Swansea?

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

We usually find around 40 departures on the route from Blackpool to Swansea 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 29 departures.

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

The Blackpool to Swansea train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Swansea 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 22:45.

When to book Blackpool to Swansea 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 Swansea by train.

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Which train companies operate between Blackpool and Swansea?

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

  • Arriva Trains Wales
  • Avanti West Coast
  • CrossCountry
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • Northern
  • 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.

Swansea 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.