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There are 6 ways to get from Blackpool to Malmesbury by train, bus, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
  3. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Kemble

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Blackpool to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

Train via Bristol

  1. Take the train from Preston to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads

Train via Liverpool

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
  2. Take the train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
  3. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
  4. Take the train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon

Drive

  1. Drive from Blackpool to Malmesbury

Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to London Heathrow (LHR)
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Chippenham

Blackpool to Malmesbury by train and bus

The journey time between Blackpool and Malmesbury is around 7h 57m and covers a distance of around 251 miles. This includes an average layover time of around 3h 13m. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 52m. Operated by Northern Rail, Avanti West Coast, CrossCountry and others, the Blackpool to Malmesbury service departs from Blackpool North and arrives in Malmesbury, Cross Hayes. Typically 57 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
4h 44m
Layover time:
3h 13m
Total time:
7h 57m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
5h 52m
Journey distance:
251 miles
Services per week:
57
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
23 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:24
Last service departs at:
20:32

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Blackpool to Malmesbury train and bus schedules

Blackpool → Malmesbury
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Malmesbury is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Malmesbury is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Malmesbury is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Blackpool to Malmesbury is to bus which costs £17 - £24 and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Blackpool to Malmesbury is to drive which costs £30 - £50 and takes 3h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Blackpool to Malmesbury. However, there are services departing from Blackpool and arriving at Malmesbury via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bristol Bus & Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 13m.

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The distance between Blackpool and Malmesbury is 160 miles. The road distance is 200.5 miles.

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Malmesbury without a car is to train which takes 5h 50m and costs £100 - £330.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Blackpool to Malmesbury, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Blackpool to Malmesbury is to train which takes 5h 50m and costs £100 - £330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £17 - £24 and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Blackpool to Malmesbury bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Blackpool to Malmesbury.
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  • Distance: 160.2 miles
  • Duration: 5h 50m

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

You can take a train from Blackpool to Malmesbury via Preston, Birmingham New Street, Cheltenham Spa, and Kemble in around 5h 50m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Blackpool to Malmesbury via Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and Bristol Bus & Coach Station in around 8h 13m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £280
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to Cheltenham Spa
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £120
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£30 - £40
Anytime Day 1st Class
£80 - £120
Train from Birmingham New Street to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £150
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Anytime Day
£45 - £60
Anytime Day 1st Class
£100 - £150
First Great Western Service
Phone
+44 3457 000 125
Email
gwr.feedback@gwr.com
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Kemble
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£12 - £16
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£12 - £16
Anytime Day 1st Class
£21 - £29
Train from Cheltenham Spa to Swindon
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£17 - £21
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£17 - £21
Anytime Day 1st Class
£29 - £40
Train from London Paddington to Chippenham
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
First Great Western Service
Anytime Day
£30 - £45
Anytime Day 1st Class
£55 - £80
Northern Rail
Phone
+44 800 200 6060
Email
enquiries@northernrailway.co.uk
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Blackpool North to Liverpool Lime Street
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£20 - £25
Anytime Day 1st Class
£24 - £35
Train from Blackpool North to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£22 - £40
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Anytime Day
£22 - £28
Anytime Day 1st Class
£27 - £40
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Liverpool Lime Street to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£33 - £37
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £10
Anytime Day Single
£33 - £37
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 Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£7 - £10
Website
National Express
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£6 - £8
Website
National Express

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Yes, the driving distance between Blackpool to Malmesbury is 201 miles. It takes approximately 3h 22m to drive from Blackpool to Malmesbury.

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British Airways offers flights from Manchester Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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