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Leicester to Blackpool by train
Fastest journey2hr 41m
Trains per day47
Avg. journey time3hr 41m
Travelling from Leicester to Blackpool by train
Fast trains from Leicester to Blackpool take around 2 hours and 41 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 182 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leicester and Blackpool.
1. Are there direct trains from Leicester to Blackpool?
Journeys between Leicester and Blackpool usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 47 departures on the route from Leicester 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 50 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Leicester to Blackpool?
The Leicester to Blackpool train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 41 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Leicester to Blackpool train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Blackpool is usually scheduled to depart Leicester around 07:10 and the last train is around 22:27. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leicester around 05:49, and the last at 23:46.
What's the Leicester to Blackpool train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Leicester to Blackpool are $27.67.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $27 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $40. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Leicester 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 Leicester to Blackpool by train.
Which train companies operate between Leicester and Blackpool?
More than one train company operates on the route from Leicester to Blackpool, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Avanti West Coast
- East Midlands Railway
- East Midlands Trains
- First TransPennine Express
- London Midland
- Northern Rail
- TransPennine Express
- Virgin Trains
- West Midlands Trains
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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