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There are 4 ways to get from Bolton to Blackpool by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  56 min

  1. Take the train from Bolton to Blackpool North

$13 - $19

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Bus  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Bolton to Blackpool National Express

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bolton to Blackpool 39.9 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Bolton to Blackpool 39.9 miles

$8 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Bolton to Blackpool is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bolton to Blackpool is to taxi which costs £100 - £130 and takes 44 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bolton and arriving at Blackpool. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bolton and arriving at Blackpool North. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 56 min.

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The distance between Bolton and Blackpool is 30 miles. The road distance is 39.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 56 min and costs £10 - £15.

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The train from Bolton to Blackpool North takes 56 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Bolton to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, depart from Bolton station.

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The best way to get from Bolton to Blackpool is to train which takes 56 min and costs £10 - £15. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £5 - £9 and takes 1 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Bolton to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 30.1 miles
  • Duration: 56 min

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

Northern Rail operates a train from Bolton to Blackpool hourly. Tickets cost $13 - $19 and the journey takes 56 min. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Bolton to Blackpool twice daily. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 1 h 5 min.

Train operators
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 Bolton to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Other operators
Taxi from Bolton to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Street Cars Manchester
Phone
+44 161 228 7878
Website
streetcarsmanchester.co.uk
Radio Cars
Phone
+44 161 236 8033
Website
radiocarsmanchester.co.uk
Manchester Cars
Phone
+44 161 228 3355
Website
ilovemanchestercars.co.uk
Ace Ringway Taxis Ltd
Phone
+44 1772 200200
Website
ace-ringwaytaxis.co.uk
New City Taxis
Phone
+44 1772 824000
Website
newcityviptaxis.com

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Bolton to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Bolton to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bolton to Blackpool is 40 miles. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Bolton to Blackpool.

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