There are 4 ways to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Derby National Express

$16 - $20

3 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 49 min

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

$56 - $84

Train, bus  •  6 h 25 min

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

$39 - $49

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 £12 - £16 and takes 3 h 55 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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The distance between Blackpool and East Midlands Airport (EMA) is 99 miles. The road distance is 128.6 miles.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA), including transfers.

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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, EMA Departure Building (Building 8) via Derby, Bus Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA).
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  • Distance: 99.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

National Express operates a bus from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) twice a week. Tickets cost $12 - $17 and the journey takes 3 h 10 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Blackpool to East Midlands Airport (EMA) via Manchester Piccadilly, Nottingham, and Nottingham Railway Station in around 4 h 49 min.

Train operators
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 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
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Nottingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
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
Bus operators
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 Derby
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
High Peak
Phone
0844 351 1120
Email
help@centrebus.com
Website
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Manchester Airport The Station to Buxton, Market Place
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com
Bus from Buxton, Market Place to Derby, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
highpeakbuses.com

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