There are 13 ways to get from Blackpool to France by train, bus, car, car train, car ferry 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.

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Train  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar

$202 - $454

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Bus  •  16 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to London Victoria Coach Station National Express
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700

$55 - $80

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Train via Manchester Piccadilly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  3. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar

$194 - $437

Train, bus  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  3. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy

$69 - $107

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$274 - $324

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Paris

$128 - $195

Train to Manchester, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Paris CDG (CDG) MAN - CDG

$78 - $252

Train to Manchester, fly to Nantes  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Nantes (NTE) MAN - NTE

$78 - $252

Train to Manchester, fly to Lyon  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Lyon (LYS) MAN - LYS

$80 - $231

Train to Manchester, fly to Toulouse  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Toulouse (TLS) MAN - TLS

$78 - $232

Train to Liverpool, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Paris CDG (CDG) LPL - CDG

$88 - $406

Train to Birmingham, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Paris CDG (CDG) BHX - CDG

$128 - $364

Train to Liverpool, fly to Nice  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Fly from Liverpool (LPL) to Nice (NCE) LPL - NCE

$100 - $748

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to France is to bus which costs £40 - £65 and takes 16 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to France is to train and fly which costs £55 - £200 and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to France. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at Notre-Dame - Quai De Montebello via London and Gare De Bercy - Popb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Blackpool to France. However, there are services departing from Blackpool North and arriving at Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame via Preston, London St. Pancras International and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 28 min.

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The distance between Blackpool and France is 547 miles.

The best way to get from Blackpool to France without a car is to train which takes 6 h 28 min and costs £150 - £350.

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It takes approximately 6 h 28 min to get from Blackpool to France, including transfers.

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Blackpool to France bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Blackpool station.

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Blackpool to France train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Preston station.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to France is to train which takes 6 h 28 min and costs £150 - £350. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £40 - £65 and takes 16 h 9 min.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to France.
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  • Distance: 547 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 28 min

What companies run services between Blackpool, England and France?

You can take a train from Blackpool to Paris via Preston, London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, and Paris Nord in around 6 h 28 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Paris via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris, Paris, and Gare De Bercy - Popb in around 16 h 9 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Manchester to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Manchester to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $480
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Manchester to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Liverpool to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Liverpool to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Liverpool to Nice via Belfast (Aldergrove)
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
Flights from Liverpool to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $500
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Manchester to Toulouse via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $5,000
Flights from Manchester to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Manchester to Toulouse via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Manchester to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Manchester to Lyon
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Manchester to Toulouse via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,000
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Preston to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $190
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Train from Preston to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Eurostar
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Website
nationalexpress.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 25 min.

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Blackpool to France bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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France is 1 h ahead of Blackpool. It is currently 2:51 AM in Blackpool and 3:51 AM in France.

Blackpool to France train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at Paris Nord Eurostar station.

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Brussels Airlines, easyJet, Flybe and three other airlines offer flights from Manchester Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 40+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $64 USD per night.

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