Getting from Blackpool to London by train
With amazing scenery as you travel down the west coast, getting a train from Blackpool to London is perhaps the best way to the capital.
What’s more, you can make the journey in as little as 2hr 47 mins. Some trains may have additional stops, so the average journey takes 2hr 45 and 4 hrs. To travel from one place to another quickly and affordably, you can find tickets for as little as £32 if you book well in advance.
Find the cheapest train tickets from Blackpool to London
To make the most of your trip, you don’t want to spend all your budget on getting there. To help you get the most out of your money, we offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to railcard holders, and senior and group travellers.
There’s also booking in advance, which, as mentioned, could save you a lot of money. Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak or Super Off-Peak hours, we will help you find a ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.
What’s more, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2for1 offers to attractions and events so you can find a deal to make your visit special.
For regular travellers or commuters, we have a range of season tickets, benefits and reward schemes that can help you save money or even upgrade to First Class.
Travelling in comfort with Avanti
Enjoy the view from our reclining seats as you’re taken a whole 200 miles down to the capital. To help keep you connected, we fit each of our trains with fast, reliable WiFi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets and onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments.
Another way to make your journey more relaxing is booking in advance. You can gain peace of mind knowing you got the best price possible.
But if you do need to make a last-minute trip, use our Live Train Journey Tracker to get a ticket without any extra booking fees.
Travelling from Blackpool?
Blackpool is a city known all over the country for its lively, vibrant atmosphere. With the famous Pleasure Beach amusement park, a picturesque seaside, and the enchanting Blackpool Illuminations, it’s an incredible location for a fun weekend with friends and family alike.
Despite its size, Blackpool North Station offers essential traveller conveniences, such as public restrooms and multiple cafes. It also has a seating area and toilets (including accessible).
All in all, Blackpool North has everything you need to begin your journey down to the capital.
Travelling to London?
The country’s renowned capital is a must-visit destination. From famous sites like Buckingham Palace and the London Eye to cultural havens like Soho and Shoreditch, there’s so much to experience in London.
For an optimal visit, consider planning your trip between April and June or from September to October when London experiences mild weather, and tourist crowds tend to be thinner. However, the holiday season in London, especially around Bond and Regent Streets, provides the ideal festive atmosphere.
Departing from Euston station, travellers can avail themselves of a variety of transportation options, including the efficient London Underground (tube), an extensive bus network, and readily available taxis, ensuring convenient access to different parts of the city.
Before setting out to the city, Euston station provides an array of amenities, including restroom facilities, a diverse selection of dining options, multiple coffee shops, and various shops, including a Sainsbury's Local.
First Class service
If you’re travelling First Class with Avanti, you’ll have full use of our First Class Lounge when you depart from London Euston back up to Blackpool. Here you can enjoy a drink on us and use the free, fast WiFi to catch up on emails while waiting for your train up north.
Complimentary snacks and drinks, a wider seat, a guaranteed table and socket and more leg-stretching room – these are the benefits of upgrading to First Class with Avanti West Coast. You can also start as you mean to go on by relaxing in the First Class Lounge at Euston as you wait to board your train. All this can be done for much less than you might think. Find out more about First Class train tickets here.