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There are 5 ways to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by train, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Crewe
  2. Take the train from Crewe to Derby
  3. Take the bus from Derby, Railway Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park

$63 - $116

Cheapest option

Bus  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St National Express
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby National Express

$20 - $30

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
  2. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham

$39 - $85

Train, bus via Buxton, Railway Station  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Take the bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station
  3. Take the bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station

$40 - $51

Drive  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) 128.6 miles

$27 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to bus which costs £15 - £23 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to drive which costs £21 - £35 and takes 2 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA). However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at East Midlands Airport, Coach Park via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St and Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 99 miles. The road distance is 128.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) without a car is to train and bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs £45 - £90.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is to train which takes 4 h 47 min and costs £30 - £65. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £15 - £23 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Derby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 129 miles. It takes approximately 2 h 11 min to drive from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA).

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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and East Midlands Airport (EMA), England?

You can take a train from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Manchester Oxford Road, Nottingham, and Nottingham, Castle Wharf in around 4 h 47 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, Derby, and Derby, Bus Station in around 5 h 39 min.

Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Crewe to Derby
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$11 - $17
Off-Peak Single
$23 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$19 - $28
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Single
$55 - $80
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Bus operators
Kinchbus
Phone
01509 815637
Email
talk@kinchbus.co.uk
Website
kinchbus.co.uk
Bus from Derby, Railway Station to East Midlands Airport, Coach Park
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
kinchbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Blackpool to Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to Derby
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Railway Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Railway Station to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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