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Getting There - Blackpool


How to get to blackpool

Blackpool is a sea-side town located in the north-west of the UK. Blackpool is reachable by road, rail, air and sea.


Blackpool central coach station is located in the city centre. Travelling by coach to Blackpool for your party weekend couldn't be easier with coaches regularly travelling to and from Blackpool going to many UK towns and cities.


To get to Blackpool by car you will need to take the M6

See the approximate distance and length of car journey below

Distance Time
Birmingham 130 Miles 2 Hours & 10 Minutes
Manchester 50 Miles 1 Hour
London 240 Miles 4 Hours & 10 Minutes
Leeds 85 Miles 1 Hour & 35 Minutes
Newcastle 152 Miles 2 Hour & 50 Minutes
Glasgow 200 Miles 3 Hours & 20 Minutes
Cardiff 235 Miles 4 Hours


Blackpool train station is located in the town centre.

See the approximate length of train journey below

Birmingham 2 Hours & 15 Minutes
Manchester 1 Hour & 30 Minutes
London 3 Hours & 30 Minutes
Leeds 2 Hours & 30 Minutes
Newcastle 4 Hours
Glasgow 3 Hours & 15 Minutes
Cardiff 4 Hours & 30 Minutes


If you're travelling to Blackpool by air you will need to fly to Blackpool Airport (BLK)


You are able to get a ferry to Fleetwood, nearby Blackpool from locations such as Stranraer in Scotland, Larne or Belfast in Northern Ireland and Dublin in Ireland. Once you have reached Fleetway you can get the Blackpool Tramway taking you directly to Blackpool centre.

Tip for travelling

Groups of 3 or more people travelling together are often eligible for group travel discounts when travelling by train or coach. Please check with your provider prior to booking your tickets separately.

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