There are 9 ways to get from Bedford to Blackpool by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$149 - $259

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway to Blackpool National Express

$25 - $31

7 alternative options

Train via Nottingham  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to Nottingham
  2. Take the train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$56 - $141

Bus, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) to North Gate Bus Station 41
  2. Take the train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
  4. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North

$88 - $125

Drive  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Bedford to Blackpool 204.7 miles

$40 - $65

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$130 - $364

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London Liverpool Street to Southend Airport
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$121 - $411

Bus, bus to Cambridge, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road)
  2. Take the bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
  3. Fly from Cambridge (CBG) to Manchester (MAN) CBG - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$84 - $282

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford, train  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  3. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$139 - $317

What companies run services between Bedford, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Bedford to Blackpool via London St Pancras International, London Euston, and Preston in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bedford to Blackpool 4 times a day. Tickets cost $19 - $25 and the journey takes 4 h 40 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Train operators
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $18
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $50
Train from Bedford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$18 - $27
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$20 - $29
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$55 - $85
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Bedford to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Nottingham to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Virgin West Coast Trains
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
West Midlands
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Northampton to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$12 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $29
Train from Birmingham New Street to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
wmtrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$21 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$10 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
Bus operators
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Bay C) to North Gate Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Bedford, Bus Station (Midland Road) to St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from St Neots, Market Square (St Neots Road) to Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Bedford to Blackpool?

The distance between Bedford and Blackpool is 255 km. The road distance is 328 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Bedford to Blackpool?

The cheapest way to get from Bedford to Blackpool is to bus which costs £18 - £23 and takes 6 h 6 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Bedford to Blackpool?

The quickest way to get from Bedford to Blackpool is to drive which takes 3 h 20 min and costs £30 - £50.

Is there a direct train between Bedford and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct train from Bedford to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Bedford and arriving at Blackpool North via London Euston and Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

Is there a direct bus between Bedford and Blackpool?

No, there is no direct bus from Bedford to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Bedford, Bus Station (Bedford Bus Station) and arriving at Blackpool via Milton Keynes Coachway. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 6 min.

How long does it take to get from Bedford to Blackpool?

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Bedford to Blackpool, including transfers.