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Trip London Blackpool

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from London to Blackpool

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How to get from London to Blackpool?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip London Blackpool. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport London-Blackpool

For your trip from London (England, United Kingdom) to Blackpool (England, United Kingdom) with a distance of 201 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
You are lucky, there is a direct intercity bus line London-Blackpool that often turns out to be the most economical solution.
You will board a coach of National Express in London. The bus will drop you off at Blackpool bus station (0.1 mi from Blackpool, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Blackpool.
With Blablacar you will probably find drivers sharing a ride on the itinerary London-Blackpool.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from London to Blackpool without changing trains but some trains run on lines London-Preston and Preston-Blackpool allowing you to make the entire trip only by rail.
Trains Caledonian Sleeper of Virgin Trains or ScotRail to Preston leave from London Euston railway station in London. Arrival in Preston will take place at Preston station (0.2 mi from the city centre). Correspondence or change is required in Preston where the train operated by First TransPennine Express leave for Blackpool.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Blackpool from London. You can take the flight London-Manchester and complete the other part of your journey traveling by bus.
Leave London and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Heathrow LHR airport, 14.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Manchester (Manchester International airport, IATA code: MAN) operated by Virgin Atlantic Airways, Biman Bangladesh Airlines or British Airways.

Which carriers to travel between London and Blackpool?

Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of London Victoria Coach Station in London and to the one of Blackpool (England United Kingdom)
MegaBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of London (serving London Victoria Coach Station bus station at 1.1 mi from centre) and the city of Preston where the coach will drop you off at Preston station situated at about 0.9 mi from Preston city centre.
Railway companies
First TransPennine Express provides a rail connection Preston-Blackpool with the train from Preston railway station (0.2 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Blackpool North at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Virgin Trains transports passengers on a rail line from London to Preston with the train which leaves London Euston station to arrive at Preston railway station (England United Kingdom)
Northern Rail operates the train journey Manchester-Blackpool with the train from Manchester Piccadilly railway station (0.3 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Blackpool North at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
ScotRail provides a rail connection from London to Preston with the train Caledonian Sleeper which leaves London Euston station to arrive at Preston railway station (England United Kingdom)
Airlines
Virgin Atlantic Airways carries out a flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Biman Bangladesh Airlines flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Manchester (serving Manchester International MAN airport)
British Airways schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Manchester (arrival at Manchester International MAN airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride London-Blackpool (201.9 mi)

Stop cities from London or cities to visit near Blackpool

When travelling from Blackpool to London by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Preston located at 15 mi from Blackpool, Manchester 41 mi away from Blackpool (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Blackpool or back to London, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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