There are 10 ways to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool by train, bus, car or plane

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Train Virgin West Coast Trains  •  5 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Preston

$165 - $270

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Bus  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station 777 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Blackpool National Express

$36 - $46

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Manchester Oxford Road
  3. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$102 - $151

Train via Birmingham New Street  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Ely to Birmingham New Street
  2. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  3. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$135 - $209

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool 246.9 miles

$50 - $80

Fly Cambridge to Manchester, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$75 - $274

Train to Norwich, fly to Manchester, train  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Stowmarket to Norwich
  2. Fly from Norwich (NWI) to Manchester (MAN) NWI - MAN
  3. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$121 - $264

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Manchester  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Manchester (MAN) LHR - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$128 - $347

Train, train to Southend, fly to Manchester  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Shenfield
  3. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Manchester (MAN) SEN - MAN
  4. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$129 - $407

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly to Leeds Bradford  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
  2. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Leeds Bradford (LBA) LHR - LBA
  4. Take the train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
  5. Take the train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North

$137 - $299

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool is to bus which costs £27 - £35 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool is to drive which costs £40 - £60 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bury St Edmunds station to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station and arriving at Blackpool via The Guineas Bus Station, Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Blackpool North via Peterborough and Manchester Oxford Road. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 57 min.

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The distance between Bury St Edmunds and Blackpool is 191 miles. The road distance is 246.9 miles.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool without a car is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs £120 - £210.

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It takes approximately 5 h 24 min to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool, including transfers.

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Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool train services, operated by Greater Anglia, depart from Bury St Edmunds station.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool is to train which takes 5 h 24 min and costs £120 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £27 - £35 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Cambridge Airport to Manchester Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Blackpool station.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 24 min

What companies run services between Bury St Edmunds, England and Blackpool, England?

You can take a train from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool via Cambridge, London Kings Cross, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London Euston, and Preston in around 5 h 24 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool via The Guineas Bus Station, Drummer St Bus Station, Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece), Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station, and Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth in around 9 h 29 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Cambridge to Manchester
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from London Heathrow to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
Flights from London Heathrow to Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $270
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Loganair
Website
loganair.co.uk
Flights from Norwich to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Stowmarket to Norwich
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Peterborough to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$30 - $45
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Single
$90 - $130
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Oxford Road to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Ely to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Leeds to Manchester Oxford Road
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$9 - $14
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $24
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $26
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 Cambridge, Parkside (Parker's Piece) to Digbeth, Birmingham Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
nationalexpress.com

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