There are 4 ways to get from Blackpool to City of Lancaster by train, bus, taxi or car

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  •  50 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Preston
  2. Take the train from Preston to Lancaster

$13 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Central, Buchanan Street (Talbot Road Buchanan Street) to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street 42

$5 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Blackpool to City of Lancaster 24.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  38 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to City of Lancaster 24.7 miles

$5 - $8

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The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to City of Lancaster is to bus which costs £3 - £6 and takes 1 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to City of Lancaster is to taxi which takes 38 min and costs £65 - £85.

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The distance between Blackpool and City of Lancaster is 30 km. The road distance is 40 km.

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It takes approximately 50 min to get from Blackpool to City of Lancaster, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Central, Buchanan Street (Talbot Road Buchanan Street) and arriving at Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackpool to City of Lancaster. However, there are services departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Lancaster via Preston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 50 min.

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What companies run services between Blackpool, England and City of Lancaster, England?

You can take a train from Blackpool to City of Lancaster via Preston in around 50 min. Alternatively, Stagecoach UK operates a bus from Blackpool to City of Lancaster hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $7 and the journey takes 1 h 30 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Preston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Preston
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$10 - $15
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $23
Train from Preston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$16 - $26
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Preston to Lancaster
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $9
Off-Peak Day Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$9 - $13
Bus operators
Stagecoach UK
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Central, Buchanan Street (Talbot Road Buchanan Street) to Lancaster City Centre, Common Garden Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
Other operators
Taxi from Blackpool to City of Lancaster
Ave. Duration
38 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk

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