Blackpool North is the busiest of four stations in the Blackpool area and the terminus of a branch line running from Preston via Poulton-le-Fylde.
The other stations serving the town are Blackpool South, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, and Squires Gate. These stations are on a different line, running from Preston to Blackpool via Lytham and St Annes-on-Sea.
Services to Blackpool North include trains from Manchester Victoria (via Bolton and Preston), Manchester Airport (via Manchester Piccadilly, Bolton, and Preston), York (via Burnley Manchester Road, Blackburn, and Preston), and Liverpool Lime Street (via St Helens Central, Wigan North Western, and Preston).
The station is situated on Talbot Road in the North Shore area of Blackpool. There’s a taxi rank and drop-off zone right outside the station plus a small car park (fees apply). To find Blackpool North Station with your satellite navigation system, use the postcode FY1 2AB.
The station is reasonably close to attractions such North Pier, Blackpool Tower, Funny Girls, the Houndshill Shopping Centre, and Winter Gardens.
Blackpool South Train Station and Blackpool Pleasure Beach Train Station are closer to attractions on the South Shore (South Pier, Blackpool Pleasure Beach, Sandcastle Waterpark etc.). However, there are limited services to stations on this line.
Blackpool North is not currently connected to the Blackpool Tramway, although an extension to the station is due to be built in the next few years. Until then the nearest stop is North Pier, approximately 1/3 mile from the station.
Map showing location of Blackpool North Train Station.
Blackpool North Train Station
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