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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  •  4 h 55 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 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge Parkside A14
  2. Take the bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway X5
  3. Take the bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Blackpool

$39 - $49

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Train East Midlands Trains  •  6 h 55 min

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

$104 - $151

Train via Doncaster  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Peterborough
  2. Take the train from Peterborough to Doncaster
  3. Take the train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
  4. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North

$85 - $123

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool 246.9 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Cambridge, fly, train  •  5 h 32 min

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

$79 - $279

Train to Norwich, fly, train  •  6 h 41 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

$119 - $257

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  7 h 13 min

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

$156 - $387

Train, train to Southend, fly  •  7 h 33 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

$127 - $401

Train, train to Southampton, fly  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Bury St Edmunds to Ipswich
  2. Take the train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
  3. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Airport Parkway
  4. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Manchester (MAN) SOU - MAN
  5. Take the train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North

$128 - $273

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool is to bus which costs £29 - £40 and takes 9 h 38 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 to Blackpool. However, there are services departing from Bury St Edmunds and arriving at Blackpool via Cambridge, Parkside and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 38 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 Ely and Manchester Piccadilly. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 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 4 h 55 min and costs £120 - £210.

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It takes approximately 4 h 55 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 Bury St Edmunds station.

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Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool train services, operated by East Midlands Trains, depart from Ely station.

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The best way to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool is to train which takes 4 h 55 min and costs £120 - £210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £29 - £40 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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Map of how to get from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool.
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  • Distance: 191.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 55 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 station, Euston station, London Euston, and Preston in around 4 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool via Cambridge, Parkside and Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 in around 9 h 38 min.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southend to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Southampton to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $360
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
$24 - $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 London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Ipswich to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
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
47 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 Ely to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$75 - $120
Anytime Day Single
$75 - $110
Anytime Single
$100 - $160
Northern Rail
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
Train from Manchester Airport to Blackpool North
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
northernrailway.co.uk
TransPennine Express
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Doncaster to Manchester Piccadilly
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Advance Single
$12 - $17
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $29
Anytime Day Single
$24 - $35
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 Bury St Edmunds to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
National Express
Bus from Milton Keynes Coachway, M1 Junction 14 to Blackpool
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
National Express
Suffolk Norse
Phone
01473 341500
Email
enquiries@suffolknorse.co.uk
Website
suffolknorse.co.uk
Bus from Bury St Edmunds, Bus Station to Cambridge, Parkside
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
suffolknorse.co.uk
Stagecoach in Bedford
Phone
+44 1234 220030
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Cambridge, Parkside to Brook Furlong, Milton Keynes Coachway
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Website
Stagecoach in Bedford

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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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Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool train services, operated by Northern Rail, arrive at Blackpool North station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool is 247 miles. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Bury St Edmunds to Blackpool.

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British Airways offers flights from Cambridge Airport to Manchester Airport.

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