Travelling To Blackpool
Blackpool is well-connected to the national railway network.
Superfast Virgin ‘Pendolino’ trains bring passengers to Preston; with four services an hour for the onward journey to Blackpool North. Hourly services connect Blackpool South station to East Lancashire, again stopping at Preston.
There are also once again direct services between London Euston and Blackpool North.
There are also direct services to Blackpool North from Manchester International Airport, Manchester Piccadilly, Manchester Victoria, Liverpool Lime Street and York.
Preston Station has direct services to all major cities including: London Euston, Birmingham, Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Travelling to the Blackpool Airshow?
If you're travelling from the Midlands or Greater Manchester, Retro Railtours are running a special train to get you to and from the airshow on Saturday 10th August. Pre-booking essential at: www.retrorailtours.co.uk
For up-to-date information on rail services do check with your provider in advance of your journey.
Here are some of the links to our principal rail operators:
Northern Rail - @northernassist
Avanti West Coast @avantiwestcoast