Getting from Glasgow to Blackpool by train
Blackpool is a famous seaside town located in the northwest of England. It’s well-known for its bustling
promenade, sandy beaches and exciting nightlife.
One of the town's most famous landmarks is the Blackpool Tower, a Victorian-era structure that offers
stunning views of the coast from its observation deck. There’s also Pleasure Beach amusement park, which features
some incredible rides and rollercoasters.
The train journey from Glasgow to Blackpool takes approximately three and a half hours, passing through
several picturesque towns and cities along the way.
As the train moves through the countryside of Northern England, enjoy pleasant views of the rolling hills
and quaint villages that dot the viridescent landscape. Notable places along the route include the historic town of
Lancaster and the seaside town of Morecambe.
Find the cheapest train tickets from Glasgow to Blackpool
You don’t want to spend all your budget on getting from point A to B. To help you get the most out of
your money, we
offer a range of cheap train tickets and discounts to Railcard holders,
senior travellers, and groups.
Whether you’re travelling in Peak, Off-Peak, or Super Off-Peak hours, our Best Fare Finder will help you to find a
ticket at the right price at a departure time that suits you.
Plus, if you’re heading away for a short break, we offer a range of 2 For 1 offers to attractions and events. This
way, you can find a deal to make your visit special.
Travelling in comfort with Avanti
It might not be the longest journey, but it will certainly be your most comfortable. Enjoy the view from
our big reclining seats as you’re driven the 163 miles to your destination. Answer your emails or scroll through the
news with our fast, reliable Wifi. Then arrive thoroughly recharged and refreshed with our onboard power sockets and
onboard snacks, drinks and refreshments
Make your journey even more relaxing by booking advance tickets. This way, you’ll get the cheapest ticket with a departure time that’s ideal for you. Or, if you’re making a last-minute trip, you can use our Live Train Journey Tracker. This helps you easily book a ticket for
the next train up to your arrival at the station.
Travelling from Glasgow?
Glasgow has a rich cultural and historical heritage. Highlights in this city include Kelvingrove Art
Gallery and Museum, Glasgow Cathedral, and the colourful Glasgow Botanic Gardens.
Visitors may also enjoy a wander along the cobbled lanes of the West End district, with its charming cafes,
boutique shops and lively bars.
Glasgow train station is located in the heart of the city, and getting there is possible via buses, taxis,
and walking. Facilities at the station include a ticket office, waiting area, and toilets.
If you have the time, you’ll also find some shops and cafes to refresh you before your journey through the
Travelling to Blackpool?
Blackpool is a lively seaside town located in the northwest of England, known for its iconic landmarks,
long beaches and vibrant nightlife.
The best time to visit Blackpool is during the summer months. This is when the town is bursting with
activity and the weather is often warm and sunny.
During this time, visitors can enjoy the many attractions and outdoor activities that Blackpool has to
offer. These include riding roller coasters at Pleasure Beach, taking a leisurely stroll along the promenade, or
even sunbathing on the beach.
To get to the Pleasure Beach from Blackpool train station, visitors can take a short tram ride or walk
along the promenade, which takes approximately 20 minutes. Trams run frequently and are a convenient and affordable
way to get around the town.
Facilities at the arrival Blackpool train station include a ticket office, waiting area, toilets, and a
range of shops and cafes. The station is fully accessible to all travellers.
First Class Service
Before your trip down to Blackpool, take some time to relax in the First Class lounge, avoiding the busy
departure area. This space includes free refreshments, WiFi and dedicated charging points.
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. All this can be yours for much less
than you might think. Find out everything about First Class here.