Getting to Blackpool
By Air: Blackpool airport is located just outside the town centre, approximately 2.5 miles away, meaning that it couldn’t be easier to travel to Blackpool by air. It receives both domestic and international flights daily and accommodates 350,000 passengers each year. Taxis and buses are always waiting outside to transport you to your centrally located accommodation. A taxi will cost around £20 per car or £30 for an 8-seater mini bus.
By Train: Blackpool has two main stations, Blackpool South which offers connections to local destinations, and Blackpool North that connects the town to major UK cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, Bristol and up to 10 connections to London each day with each train journey taking around 3.5 hours. Nowadays there are some great deals to be had on train tickets, making travelling to Blackpool by train a great option!
By Road: From the North of England and Scotland, the most direct route to Blackpool is the M6. Leave at junction 32 and continue on to the M55 which takes you directly into Blackpool. From London and the South East join the M6 until junction 32 and then take the exit for the M55. It will take around 4 hours and 20 minutes to get to Blackpool from central London. From the west of the country join the M5 until Birmingham, then take the M6 and finally take the exit for the M55.
Things to see in Blackpool